Afghanistan: Pentagon admits deadly Kabul strike killed 10 civilians, not Islamic State extremist

//Afghanistan: Pentagon admits deadly Kabul strike killed 10 civilians, not Islamic State extremist

Afghanistan: Pentagon admits deadly Kabul strike killed 10 civilians, not Islamic State extremist

The Pentagon retreated from its defence of a drone strike that killed multiple civilians in Afghanistan last month, announcing Friday that a review revealed that only civilians were killed in the attack, not an Islamic State extremist as first believed.“The strike was a tragic mistake,” Marine General Frank McKenzie, head of US Central Command, told a Pentagon news conference.For days after the August 29 strike, Pentagon officials asserted that it had been conducted correctly, despite 10…

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