30 Sep '16, 5pm

UNAMA 'condemns killing of at least 15 civilians' in Coalition airstrike - Long War Journal

The United Nations Mission in Afghanistan, or UNAMA, issued a strongly-worded statement that “condemns” the a US airstrike on Sept. 28 that targeted Islamic State fighters in the eastern Afghan province of Nangarhar. United States Forces – Afghanistan is investigating reports that an airstrike in the Taliban controlled district of Achin in Nangarhar killed 15 civilians. From the UNAMA statement : An airstrike targeting Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), also known as Daesh, was conducted yesterday in the eastern district of Achin. In the process civilian casualties were incurred. UNAMA condemns the killing of at least 15 civilian men and the injuring of at least 13 others, including at least one boy, in the strike. In the early morning of 28 September, an international military forces unmanned aerial vehicle conducted an airstrike, reportedly targeting members of...

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