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Friday, January 18, 2008 

Afghan Villagers Angry Over Killing Of Civilians By Canadian Forces

KANDAHAR, Afghanistan — Canadian and coalition forces trying to win the hearts and minds of the Afghan people face the prospect of a new kind of insurgency as a result of mounting civilian casualties from military operations.

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 ..."


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Don't they know we're doing it for their own good. Making omelettes, and so on...

You are pretty certain about this unsubstantiated claim -- certain enough to post it. I'm not.

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