4 Afghan Cops, 2 Civilians Dead in NATO Airstrike
Planes called amid Taliban attack on police post: officials
By Matt Cantor, Newser User
Posted Apr 4, 2013 4:13 AM CDT
Newly graduated Afghan policemen swear allegiance during a graduation ceremony in Ghazni, Afghanistan, Tuesday, March 19, 2013.   (AP Photo/Rahmatullah Nikzad)

(Newser) – Four police officers and a pair of civilians have been killed in a NATO airstrike in Afghanistan's Ghazni province, Afghan officials tell AFP. NATO planes had been summoned to help officers at a police post under Taliban attack. "The NATO planes went there to assist the police, but the post was bombed," says a local official. NATO is looking into the reports. Earlier this year, President Hamid Karzai forbade Afghan forces from seeking foreign airstrikes.

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donwine
Apr 4, 2013 10:36 PM CDT
The Taliban may have thought this was funny - but I did not!
slammer
Apr 4, 2013 9:34 PM CDT
owell war is hell! us should have never been there in the first place!!!!!
SilenceDogood
Apr 4, 2013 6:19 PM CDT
22 men were shot last night in North Chicago...... 14 men were shot in East St. Louis.... 26 men were shot in New York.... So what is the point.... Mans brutality to man?