U.S. Strike Kills Dozens of Afghan Civilians
5 May 09 | AWC News
District Official Claims “More Than 100″ Civilians Slain in Attack.
Following clashes in the Bala Baluk district of the Farah Province, US aircraft bombed the area. Afghan officials are now confirming that the attack hit civilian homes, killing women and children, and some officials say the final toll could easily rise into the dozens.
Provincial council member Abdul Basir Khan confirms that villagers brought the mutilated bodies of roughly 30 people killed in the air strike, and that many of them were women and children. >>>