UN confirms civilian casualties in US airstrike – Daily Sabah

The United Nations mission in Afghanistan yesterday said it has credible evidence that civilians were killed in a U.S. air raid in northern Kunduz province last week. U.N. Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) noted in a series of tweets that its initial findings and credible reports proved that at least 10 civilians got killed in Kunduz on Nov. 4.

“Accounts indicate victims were civilians forced by AGEs [Anti-government elements] to retrieve bodies from earlier fighting… U.N. interviews’ with multiple survivors, medics, elders and others give strong reason to believe civilians among victims,” it stated.

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