Afghanistan—Washington Disputes U.N. Report Finding Civilian Casualties In May Attack On Drug Facilities

New York Times | 10/09/2019

U.S. Forces-Afghanistan (USFOR-A) has rejected a U.N. report saying that 30 civilians were killed in American airstrikes against drug infrastructure in Afghanistan in May, reports the New York Times.  On May 5, 2019, U.S. aircraft launched strikes on more than 60 sites in Bakwa, Farah province, and Delaram, Nimruz province, all suspected drug-processing facilities, according to the report by the U.N. Assistance Mission to Afghanistan (UNAMA), which was published on Wednesday.  Nine...

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