Lwar Kajaki and Erabzi villages in HelmandProvince. In response to
an alleged attack by resistance fighters upon a NATO-Afghan Army convoy, U.S/NATO
planes bombed villages. Sayed Jan said that only he and his brother survived in
his 6-member family in the U.S/NATO bombing Sunday night of Lwar Kajaki. Haji
Toti Khan whose wife and 3 daughters were killed in the bombing noted, “there
are no Taliban in our village. I don’t know why they kill civilians.” Del Ali,
who brought his wounded relatives to the LashkarGahEmergencyItaliaHospital said that 7
people including 3 children from his family were wounded in the “precision”
bombing. A security official confirmed that civilians had been killed in the
the village of Erabzi, seven people were killed when
NATO war planes bombed the village beginning at on Sunday, November 26th.
persons were able to make their way to the Italian Emergency hospital
Lashkar Gah where they were treated (often requiring surgery). The
youngest victim at the Emergency Hospital, a girl aged 6, died a couple
days after being admitted because of burns on 90% of her body. Another
unworthy victim ignored by the corporate mainstream press (e.g., no A.P
reporter interested in that body). The victims
year old mother, 9 mos. pregnant
Idris, Rokhia’s son
Bomb fragments in
Saly, Rokhia’s daughter
Bomb fragments in head.
Ab Hadi, Rokhia’s uncle
Bomb fragment in hip.
Laparotomy surgery to
Bomb fragments in limb.
the NATO senior spokesman in Kabul
– rapidly earning the distinction of being one
of the world’s greatest liars – Major Luke Knittig, confirmed air strikes
had taken place in the area but denied any civilians were injured.