Leadership Council for Human Rights

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Friday, November 02, 2007

Two Afghan children die in U.S.-led raid

U.S.-led troops raided a compound in search of a suspected Taliban militant, resulting in the deaths of two children, CNN reported Thursday.

Maj. Chris Belcher, Combined Joint Task Forces-82 spokesman, said that troops raided the compound in Nangarhar Province after receiving “credible intelligence.”

“It is regrettable when innocent lives are put at risk by militant forces. Our sincerest condolences go out to the families of the deceased and wounded.”

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