16 octombrie 2021

US commits to offer 'condolence payments' to relatives of 10 Afghan civilians wrongly killed in drone strike

https://news.sky.com

Pentagon press secretary John Kirby said on Thursday that the victims, including seven children, had not been a threat to US forces.The US has promised condolence payments to the relatives of 10 civilians killed in a drone strike in Afghanistan. The victims, including seven children and an Afghan aid worker, were killed on 29 August in a strike the US said was aimed at a suicide bomber. But Pentagon press secretary John Kirby said on Thursday that the 10 civilians were not a threat to US [...]