U.S. forces killed 8 civilians in Afghanistan, mostly children, in new incident, Karzai says

And to think, some of the most affluent of the “freedom movement” people help this happen daily!

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By Sayed Salahuddin and Tim Craig, Wednesday, January 15, 12:57 PM, washingtonpost.com

KABUL — Relations between the U.S. military and Afghan President Hamid Karzai are being tested once again after Karzai accused American troops of killing eight civilians, including seven children, during a military operation in eastern Afghanistan on Wednesday.

According to Karzai and the governor of Parwan province, the incident occurred about 1 a.m. Wednesday when U.S. Special Forces attempted to enter a home. A gun battle ensued, resulting

In a statement, the U.S.-led coalition confirmed that an incident had taken place during a joint operation by Afghan and coalition forces. Officials said the troops were fired upon “from several compounds” as they attempted to hunt down militants wanted for recent attacks on Bagram air base, located north of Kabul.

The firefight that followed became so intense that coalition troops requested airstrikes, coalition officials said. They said at least…

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