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Nato General apologises for Afghan civilian deaths in Logar

The commander of international forces in Afghanistan Gen John Allen has apologised for civilian deaths in an air strike on Wednesday.

It is the first time that Nato has admitted civilians died in the air strike in the southern Logar province, which had targeted Taliban commanders.

Afghan officials said 18 civilians had died in the incident.

  • 08 Jun 2012
  • From the section World