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Afghanistan Acuses US Of Killing Civilians In Airstrike

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January 15, 2014 AT 10:32 AM
Eight Afghan civilians, including seven children, were killed following a US airstrike in eastern province of Parwan Tuesday night, the country's Presidential Palace said in a statement late 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 deaths of one woman and seven children," Xinhua quoted the statement as saying. One civilian was also wounded in the attack which took place in Sah Darah-e-Wazghar area of the district in the province, it noted.