NATO strike kills 21 civilians

February 22, 2010 12:00 am

, KABUL, Feb 22 – A NATO air strike has mistakenly killed 21 Afghan civilians and injured another 14, a spokesman for Afghanistan\’s interior ministry said Monday.

The incident happened in central Uruzgan province on Sunday when three vehicles were bombed, said Zemarai Bashary.

"As a result of the air strike, according to initial information, 21 civilians were killed, including women and children, and another 14 were injured," he told AFP.

NATO\’s International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) said it was investigating the incident.


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