Afghan children ‘killed by Nato air strike in Shigal’

Eleven children have been killed in a Nato air strike in eastern Afghanistan, officials and witnesses say.

At least one woman was reportedly killed and a further six are believed to have been injured in the incident in Shigal district, Kunar province.

Nato confirmed that « fire support » was used in Shigal after a US civilian adviser died in a militant attack, but said it had no reports of deaths.

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