July 22nd, 2002 – 8:40 pm
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“US air strikes in Afghanistan have killed hundreds of civilians, according to a detailed on-the-ground survey that threatens to embarrass the Bush administration. The survey into the impact of the war on terrorism, published in the New York Times yesterday, claims that 812 Afghan civilians have died in the strikes. Conducted by Global Exchange, a respected human rights organisation, the survey warns that the number of civilian fatalities could rise as field workers reach remote villages that have been hit.”

Of course, our puppet President Karzai has already come out with a statement supporting the US bombing, but one would hardly expect anything else from the man we basically put into power.

Read the Guardian article here.

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