UN says at least 10 civilians died in Afghanistan airstrike, contradicting US

UN says at least 10 civilians died in Afghanistan airstrike, contradicting US
  • Pentagon insists no civilians died in bombing of Kunduz on Saturday
  • UN mission: ‘Credible reports that at least 10 civilians’ killed in airstrike

The United Nations mission in Afghanistan said at least 10 civilians may have been killed by an airstrike in the northern city of Kunduz last week, despite a US military investigation that found no civilian deaths.

In a series of messages on Twitter, the UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan said interviews with multiple survivors, medics, elders and others gave it strong reason to believe that civilians were among the victims of Saturday’s attack.

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