NATO Airstrike Kills at Least 10 Kids: Afghanistan
During fierce fighting in Kunar province
By Polly Davis Doig, Newser Staff
Posted Apr 7, 2013 8:42 AM CDT
Afghan National Army soldiers rush to the scene moments after a car bomb exploded in front the Provincial Reconstruction Team, in Qalat, Zabul province, southern Afghanistan, Saturday, April 6, 2013.   (APTN)

(Newser) – At least 11 civilians have been killed in a NATO airstrike yesterday in eastern Afghanistan, reports the AP. The number of dead ranges widely, but a local official in Kunar province says that they include at least 10 children and one woman. Their deaths occurred yesterday when the airstrike destroyed a house during a fierce firefight between the Taliban and US and Afghan forces. A US civilian adviser was also killed in the fighting.


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Apr 7, 2013 7:29 PM CDT
TRUTH BE TOLD ...... DEFINE the word "terrorize" (verb) used with an object; .. "To produce widespread fear by acts of violence, as bombings" ... (dictionary. com) TRUTH BE TOLD ..... By every definition of the word .. Obama uses killer drones to bomb and kill and terrorize innocents. ---- Therefore, Obama is by every legal definition, a terrorist .. who knowingly targets innocents. TRUTH BE TOLD .. .. Obama commits war crimes and crimes against humanity .. by his use of killer drones "to produce widespread fear by acts of violence, with his bombings." Obama "is" as much a terrorist (by every legal definition), as any other terrorist on this planet, including the "late" Bin Laden. ------------------------------------------------- REALLY
Apr 7, 2013 7:20 PM CDT
10 kids with 10 rocket launchers?
Apr 7, 2013 4:29 PM CDT
All this blood can be avoided if the Taliban stop shooting around, how many of their women and children and others were killed by their suicide bombers? My tears dried up long ago since 9-11 to be exact...