Afghan Villagers Angry Over Killing Of Civilians By Canadian Forces
Frightened residents in one village say tension is brewing after Canadian gunfire hit civilians during a battle with insurgents about five days before Christmas.
A 12-year-old boy said he was there when soldiers — whom he insisted were Canadian because he recognized their vehicles — shot and killed his father and seven-year-old brother while they tended crops north of Kandahar city.
"I said ‘Let’s go. Let’s run.’ But my father said ‘What are you talking about? We have shovels in our hands, no one’s going to shoot us,’ " said the boy ..."
The Chronicle Hearald