'The assessment of Saturday's [NATO] pre-dawn air strike in the Gereshk district came from the mayor and police chief, who said that 62 Taliban militants had died during the attacks as well as 45 ordinary Afghans including women, children and the elderly,' writes Andrew Buncombe in London's The Independent. President Hamid Karzai said it was 'difficult for us to accept or understand' what had happened.
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Russ Wellen is the nuclear deproliferation editor for OpEdNews. He's also on the staffs of Freezerbox and Scholars & Rogues.
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