US STRIKES ‘VERY LIKELY’ CAUSED AFGHAN DEATHS

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KABUL: US forces con­ceded yes­ter­day that its air strikes “very likely” re­sulted in civil­ian ca­su­al­ties in Kun­duz province, Afghanistan pledg­ing a probe into the in­ci­dent which trig­gered protests. The strikes Thurs­day killed at least 30, many of them chil­dren, af­ter a Tal­iban as­sault left two US soldiers and three Afghan spe­cial forces soldiers dead. An Afghan pres­i­den­tial spokesman said a spe­cial del­e­ga­tion has been sent to Kun­duz to in­ves­ti­gate the in­ci­dent. – AFP

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