According to local authorities in eastern Afghanistan, at least 8 Afghan civilians were killed following an air raid by International Coalition forces in eastern Kapisa province.

The officials further added, the incident took place in Nejrab district of eastern Kapisa province.

A number of local residents said, the civilians were killed while they were feeding their animals on a mountain in Giawa in Nejrab district.

In the meantime Kapisa provincial security chief Abdul Hamid said, the identities of those killed during the air raid is not recognized yet.

He also said, investigations have been put in place to find out the facts behind the incident.


  • Ahmad Shah Ghani Zada is the former Senior Editor of Khaama Press Agency who managed and overlooked the English edition. He is occasionally contributing stories to the agency.