Afghan officials claim nine dead from U.S. airstrike.

As reported in The Independent:

‘Afghan officials have claimed that an apparent Nato airstrike has killed 15 people – nine of them civilians, including women and children – in an eastern province where the Taliban are strong’.

Polling has shown that fully 66-77% of Afghans are against the use of airstrikes in their country, because they ‘endanger too many innocent civilians’ (p.20). And thousands upon thousands of civilians have been killed in such attacks since 2001, continuing until the present day.

‘This can’t keep happening. The U.N. need to implement a no-fly zone to protect them, and now’, said not a single ‘humanitarian interventionist’.

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