In Khost, The Awful Shape of Things To Come

Abby Zimet

US military has admitted its troops killed, not militants as earlier reported, but a family of civilians when it raided a house in southeastern Afghanistan Wednesday night. The victims included an infant and a female schoolteacher; a nine-months-pregnant woman was wounded and lost her baby. The US issued an apology. It undoubtedly made the victims' relatives feel much better.


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