In memory of

“14 civilians…killed and 2 wounded”

 

on Thursday, April 20, 2006

around the town of Dishu (Deshu) located on the Helmand River in the south of Helmand Province. Dishu has been the site of numerous insurgent attacks during the past year. A spokesman for the provincial governor conceded that aircraft had bombed in the Dishu district on Thursday, inflicting an unknown number of casualties. A resident of Dishu, Faisal Mohammad, said 14 civilians had been killed and 2 wounded in the bombing, according to a report filed by Kandahar-based Reuters correspondent, Mirwais Afghan (of course not by the Associated Press).

Killed in yet another “precision” air strike