Afghan civilians killed in Nato air strike, say villagers – video

A Nato air strike in Afghanistan's Logar province has killed 18 civilians, including women and children, along with six Taliban insurgents, according to local officials. Nato denies killing civilians, saying two women received non-life-threatening injuries in the attack, but that a number of insurgents were killed

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