Afghan Government not in favour of Taking Air Support from International Forces

Feb 19, 2013 15:46 IST

The Afghan government on 18 February 2013 prohibited its security forces from taking any air support from the International Forces during security operations in residential areas of the country. The government also instructed the security forces to respect human rights during the security operations.

The order came after the death of at least ten civilians, including women and children in an air strike by the International Forces in the north-eastern Kunar province of Afghanistan recently.

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