2009-05-06 18:26:44

Red Cross Says Dozens Killed in US -Led Afghan Airstrikes

(06 May 09 - RV) Afghan President Hamid Karzai ordered a probe today into allegations by local officials that more than 30 civilians were killed this week in a bombing by U.S.-led troops battling militants in western Afghanistan.
The International Committee of the Red Cross was granted safe passage to the two stricken villages in the Farah province, and confirmed that women and children were among the victims of the air strikes. The ICRC spokesperson in Afghanistan, Jessica Barry, told us moreā€¦

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