Coalition troops accused of killing 5 Afghan policemen
Published time: 16 Mar, 2007 12:03 Edited time: 16 Mar, 2007 15:03
The Afghan government has issued a statement saying U.S.-led coalition soldiers mistakenly killed five Afghan policemen yesterday. However, a U.S. military spokesman says it appears there was “no coalition involvement in the incident.”
A clash broke out in the Gereshk district of Helmand province, while Afghan police were manning a local checkpoint.A high-ranking Afghan delegation has been sent to the area to investigate.