Pentagon admits Kabul drone strike was ‘tragic mistake’

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The Pentagon has apologised for a drone strike in Kabul which killed 10 civilians including seven children, calling it a “tragic mistake”.

General Frank McKenzie, head of US Central Command, said reparations payments to the families were under consideration.

He said: “It was a mistake and I offer my sincere apology. The strike was a tragic mistake. I do feel responsible for it.”

The strike happened on August 29, three days after 13 US troops and more than 160 Afghans were killed in an Islamic State suicide attack at Kabul airport.

Read the full story: https://www.telegraph.co.uk/world-news/2021/09/17/us-admits-kabul-drone-strike-killed-civilians-not-islamic/

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