The Daily Telegraph
December 28, 2009
[efoods]President Karzai condemned the killings, which his statement said took place in Kunar province, which borders Pakistan, on Saturday.
“Initial reports indicate that in a series of operations by international forces in Kunar province… 10 civilians, eight of them school students, have been killed,” the statement said.
“President Karzai strongly condemns the operation which caused civilian deaths and has appointed a delegation to investigate the incident,” it said.
A senior official in the Afghan government, speaking on condition anonymity, said the death toll could change because investigations are ongoing.