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Afghan Children Dead After US Air Assault: Report

Common Dreams - 17 civilians have been killed in a NATO airstrike in eastern Afghanistan, according to a local official in Logar province.

Al-Jazeera reports that the target of the strike was the house of a tribal elder in the district of  Baraki Barak, citing the head of the Logar provincial council.

Denying the loss of innocent life, NATO said it knew of only two light injuries to civilians during the pre-dawn missile strike on Wednesday.  Read more.

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