DHAKA: The commander of international forces in Afghanistan has apologised for civilian deaths in an air strike on Wednesday in Logar province.
Gen John Allen flew to Logar on Friday to offer condolences to villagers and local leaders.
Afghan officials said 18 civilians had died in the air strike, which had targeted Taliban commanders.
Afghan President Hamid Karzai had condemned the air strike, calling it "unjustifiable". BBC
BDST: 1905 HRS, JUN 08, 2012
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