A fierce battle between U.S.-backed Afghan forces and Taliban militants in a remote corner of eastern Afghanistan left nearly 20 people dead, including 11 Afghan children killed in an airstrike and an American civilian adviser, officials said Sunday.
NATO Airstrike In Afghanistan Reportedly Kills 4 Policemen, 2 Civilians
An airstrike by U.S.-led forces mistakenly killed four policemen and two civilians in eastern Afghanistan, an Afghan official said Thursday.
The civilians were two brothers who were in a car that was being searched by the police at a checkpoint when the strike occurred....
Six Americans, including three civilians, killed in attacks in Afghanistan
Three American civilians and three U.S. troops were killed in two attacks in Afghanistan on Saturday, officials said, including a powerful blast that struck officials traveling to a school to donate books. Among the dead was the first State Department diplomat to be killed in the country since the war began.