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Afghan civilians killed in NATO airstrike in E. province: official

Afghan civilians killed in NATO airstrike in E. province: official Kabul, Afghanistan, Feb. 13 : At least 10 Afghan civilians were killed overnight in a NATO airstrike originally targeting a militants'' hideout in the country''s eastern province of Kunar, the provincial governor said on Wednesday.

"The NATO-led coalition forces carried out an air raid against a compound in Sheltan area of Shegal district at about 11:00 p. m. Tuesday," Seyyed Fazlullah Wahid told Xinhua.

He said the raid claimed the lives of 10 civilians besides killing four armed militants. (ANI)