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US strike: No US child killed in US strike in Kabul


Own report: The controversy over the US drone strike in Kabul in August escalated The death of 10 civilians in the attack was questioned. But even bigger than that is the US administration admitting multiple mistakes this time. The Joe Biden administration has admitted wrongdoing in the deaths of children during the attack. The army inspector general said this after an investigation on Wednesday.

The U.S. military says a car bomb had exploded at an Iraqi police recruiting center at Kisak, west of Kabul. Ten people were killed in the incident, including seven children. This incident has been called ‘unfortunate mistake’ Initially, the Pentagon said the strike was aimed at an Islamic State suicide bomber. Who threatened to attack U.S. troops at the airport as they completed the final stages of withdrawing troops from Afghanistan.

The bomber struck shortly after noon in front of a U.S. military base, killing 13 people and wounding dozens more. The Air Force Inspector General said in an investigation into the incident that the incident was not intentional. This error occurred while the communication system was down.

“This is an unforgivable mistake,” the Air Force lieutenant general told reporters. This mistake was real. ‘ He made this comment after seeing all the information, documents, video footage. In the words of the lieutenant general, ‘there were no children in the area even two minutes before the drone attack. That’s how it is planned But within minutes of the trigger, the baby was gone. “

He noted that while watching the video carefully after the incident, he noticed the presence of the child, but it was very common not to notice it at the time of the incident. However, the lieutenant did not recommend any disciplinary action against the drone strike. He said it was up to the commanders to decide whether to take any action in this regard.

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