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Shooting Handcuffed Children: Afghans Take to Streets.

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Note, the first order of the day: Did McChrystal authorize? Haul him back to Washington to answer some questions. Who gave the order? Further note: NOT investigating this puts US soldiers at risk, and may already be responsible for the attack killing 8 at CIA station Base Chapman. Chapman attack was days after massacre.

Burning an effigy of Obama and the American flag, Afghans have taken to the streets over the execution of children, ranging in age from 12 to 18, who were pulled from their beds by Special Operations forces in the middle of the night, handcuffed, and shot. The US confirms that there were no other forces in the region at the time. AFP:

"Hundreds of university students blocked main roads in Jalalabad, capital of eastern Nangahar province, to protest the alleged deaths of 10 civilians, mostly school children, in a Western military operation on Saturday."
The UN through MSNBC said,

"The United Nations said Thursday that a weekend raid by foreign troops in a tense eastern Afghan province killed eight local students..."

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