US military admits killing mother, children…Posted: April 10, 2009
KABUL (AFP) – The US military in Afghanistan admitted Thursday that four people its troops killed in a raid were not “combatants”, after said they included a mother and her children, with a baby dying afterwards.
Afghan officials and witnesses earlier accused the forces of killing civilians in an overnight raid in the eastern province ofthat the US military initially said killed “four combatants”.
“Further inquiries into the coalition and ANSF (Afghan enemy combatants as previously reported,” the military said.
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