US airstrike kills 8 civilians including 7 children: Afghan govt

Source:Xinhua Published: 2014-1-16 11:22:44

Eight Afghan civilians were killed following a US force's airstrike in eastern Afghanistan province of Parwan on Tuesday night, said a statement issued by the country 's Presidential Palace late on Wednesday.

"Afghan President Hamid Karzai condemned in strongest terms a bombardment carried out by the US forces in Siya Gard District of Parwan Province which led to the death of one woman and seven children," the statement said.

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