An investigation by U.S. Central Command has concluded that the August 29th airstrike in Kabul killed 10 civilians, including 7 children.
You may remember at the time the U.S. military said the strike was meant to take out a suspected ISIS-K target, which they claimed was a threat to the airport where people were being evacuated. A CENTCOM spokesperson said, “We are confident we successfully hit the target. Significant secondary explosions from the vehicle indicated the presence of a substantial amount of explosive material.”
There has been a great deal of scrutiny surrounding the airstrike ever since news came out that civilians — including children — were killed. The New York Times reported last week that contrary to