News from the Revolutionary Association of the Women of Afghanistan (RAWA)
RAWA News


 

 

 

Add RAWA RSS Feed to Feedreaders



 




 


RAWA Photo Gallery
From RAWA Photo Gallery
 


Help RAWA: Order from our wish list on Amazon.com

RAWA Channel on Youtube

Follow RAWA on Twitter

Join RAWA on Facebook


PAN, December 6, 2014

2 civilians shot dead by ISAF soldiers

Foreigner soldiers abruptly opened fire on a car carrying civilians, killing two of them

By Bashir Ahmad Naadem

Foreign troops killed two civilians in the Daman district of southern Kandahar province on Saturday, an official claimed.

The incident took place in the this afternoon in front of the airport on the Spin Boldak highway, police spokesman Zia Durrani told Pajhwok Afghan News.

Foreigner soldiers abruptly opened fire on a car carrying civilians, killing two of them, he added.

Samim Khpalwak, the governor’s spokesman, said he contacted International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) soon after the incident.

The spokesman was told the civilian car had violated ISAF orders and tried to move ahead of the convoy. ISAF soldiers opened fire on the car in self-defence.

An unauthorized vehicle attempted to enter a secure area in Southern Afghanistan. After several visual and other warnings to stop were ignored, escalation of force was required to prevent the car from entering. ISAF Said in statement.


Afghan men carry the coffin of a civilian, allegedly killed in a NATO air strike, on the outskirts of Jalalabad in Nangarhar province
Afghan men carry the coffin of a civilian, allegedly killed in a NATO air strike, on the outskirts of Jalalabad in Nangarhar province on October 5, 2013. (Photo: Noorullah Shirzada/AFP)

Category: US-NATO, HR Violations - Views: 4252