The German chancellor on Sunday called for a quick and thorough investigation into a NATO airstrike in Afghanistan that killed at least 90 people.
The German commander in the area called in the airstrike Friday in the northern Kunduz province. It happened as Afghans tried to siphon fuel from two tankers hijacked by the Taliban a day earlier.
"Regarding the Kunduz incident, I would first like to clarify that the German government and I personally want to see a NATO investigative team swiftly put together that will carry out a thorough and quick explanation of what took place and whether there were civilians killed," Chancellor Angela Merkel told reporters. Read full article »