|Districts of Logar. This image does not include Azra district, located to the east of Khoshi and Mohammad Agha. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)|
The airstrike was conducted at around 1.00pm in the Shati Qala area of the district, killing three boys, provincial council chief, Ghulam Yahiya Ahmadzai, told Pajhwok Afghan News.
He said the boys, all aged below 16 years, were working on their farm, and village elders later took their bodies to the governor’s office as a mark of protest.
Resident Haji Habibur Rahman said the boys, working on their carrot farm, had no links to the insurgents.
Baraki Barak district chief, Mohammad Rahim Amin, said the base of American troops came under rocket attack from the area where the airstrike was conducted. He said an investigation was underway to determine whether or not the youngsters had a role in the attack.
Meanwhile, the International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) media office in Kabul said it was unaware of the incident. It would look into the issue, a brief statement from the NATO-led said.
By Abdul Maqsud Azizi Nov 12, 2012 - 19:42
maybe becuase of this???
(btw, no other confirmation) ->
Al-Farooq| 4 75mm cannon rounds slam inside US-nato base, 11am, Baraki Barak district (Logar), 2 invaders killed, outpost damaged.
— Abdulqahar Balkhi (@ABalkhi) November 12, 2012