Afghanistan: Occupation troops murder 12-year-old girl, uncle

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May 12, 2011
New York Times    
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"[A] 12-year-old girl, Nelofar, was sleeping outside with her family early Thursday morning. A raid by NATO troops singled out the wrong house, and she was killed along with her uncle, who was the target of the raid, because he was incorrectly believed to be a local Taliban leader. NATO apologized for its error. It was the third time in the past 18 months that raids had caused civilian casualties in Surkhrod District, which is just outside Jalalabad, the largest city in eastern Afghanistan." ()5/12/11)  

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