Nato raid kills ‘Afghan civilians’

Residents fleeing village in Laghman province tell Al Jazeera that Sunday’s raid killed 13.

On a road in Afghanistan’s northeastern Laghman province, residents fleeing the village of Masamud have told Al Jazeera that Nato forces killed 13 civilians and wounded eight others in a night-time raid on Sunday.

Nato has said that its forces killed 30 anti-government fighters and one civilian during the raid, which took place in the Alisheng district. President Hamid Karzai’s office is looking into the incident.

Al Jazeera’s Sue Turton reports from Kabul.

Source : Al Jazeera

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