NATO airstrike killing 90 people in Afghanistan

Afghan officials say a NATO airstrike Friday morning hit a fuel truck in northern Afghanistan, killing around 90 people, including civilians. Kunduz provincial officials say a majority of the dead were Taliban militants.

NATO officials confirmed they ordered the airstrike to target militants who had hijacked two fuel trucks. They say they are investigating whether the airstrike killed any civilians.

Local officials in Kunduz province say Taliban militants had hijacked the trucks and brought them to a village in the Aliabad district, near Afghanistan’s northern border with Tajikistan.

Source: VOA News

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