Wednesday, October 24, 2007

Dutch Involvement again in Death of Tens of Afghani Civilians?

On Monday, 22 October, the Dutch TV Netwerk program published that in September 2007, up to 65 civilians – half of whom were women and children – were killed in Deh Rawod in Afghanistan. A Dutch defense expert said that most of these deaths were probably the result of a NATO air attack, Sources in the Dutch Defense Ministry contradicted each other about whether this attack was the result of air support to Dutch ground troops active at that time in the area.

(For earlier Dutch killings of civilians see item on October 22:

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