The US commander of NATO forces in Afghanistan has apologised over the deaths of civilians in an air strike this week, flying personally to the scene to deliver his condolences.
Afghan villagers stand at a house which was hit by a NATO airstrike in Sajawand village, Logar province, on June 6. The US commander of NATO forces in Afghanistan has apologised over the deaths of civilians in the strike.
President Hamid Karzai had expressed outrage over the incident, in which Afghan officials said 18 civilians including women and children were killed, and cut short a visit to Beijing to return home.
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