MCFLY! US Forces Kill 76 Civilians in Afghanistan
According to these sources, US-led forces inadvertently killed 76 civilians in an air-strike in Western Afghanistan on Wednesday. That’s 76 civilians in one air-strike. What’s more, the coalition forces are denying that civilians have been killed at all, but Afghan Interior Ministry, the provincial governor and the police chief have confirmed that not only have 76 civilians been killed, but most of them were women and children.
The coalition is insisting that 30 Taliban members where killed in
the attack, but have yet to confirm more than five civilian deaths.
What is shocking about this story is three-fold:
1. The US potentially killed 76 civilians in an air-raid. How many
times has the US claimed their technology is accurate enough to hit an
2. The US is denying killing any more than five civilians.
3. The media isn’t covering this at all.
How can the American military be held accountable if these issues are not being discussed? This isn’t the the first time this has happened either. And we thought Blackwater was bad…