Dozens of Afghan civilians 'killed in NATO raid'

Afghan government said locals said, some 40 Afghan civilians were killed in a raid by NATO forces in Sangin district of southern Helmand province on Friday.

Dozens of Afghan civilians 'killed in NATO raid'

Afghan government on Sunday said locals said, some 40 Afghan civilians were killed in a raid by NATO forces in Sangin district of southern Helmand province on Friday.

The interior ministry spokesman Zemarai Bashary told reporters, that provincial authorities were checking reports by residents that dozens of civilians were killed in a raid by foreign forces on Friday.

Further details were not immediately available.


Reuters

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