Humint Events Online: Another Memorial Day, Another Atrocity

Sunday, May 29, 2011

Another Memorial Day, Another Atrocity

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A NATO airstrike targeting insurgents inadvertently hit two civilian homes in the volatile southwestern Helmand province, killing 14 women and children, an Afghan government official said Sunday.

Dawood Ahmadi, a spokesman for the provincial government, said the alliance launched the airstrike late on Saturday in retaliation for an attack earlier in the day on a U.S. Marine base in Helmand's northwest district of Nawzad. He said NATO hit two civilian houses, killing five girls, seven boys, and two women.

Everyone with a soul, needs to do what they can to end this madness.


Anonymous Anonymous said...

As long as efforts to end the atrocity do not involve silent dancing at the Jefferson Memorial!

3:54 PM  

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