A Nato air strike has killed eight members of a family in the eastern Afghan province of Paktia, local officials say.
A provincial spokesman said a couple and their six children died in an air strike on Saturday in the village of Suri Khail, Gurda Saria district.
"This man [the father] had no connection to the Taliban or any other terrorist group."
Nato spokesman Lt Col Jimmie Cummings acknowledged that coalition forces had been conducting an operation in Paktia province "against a large number of insurgents" on Saturday night.
TVNL Comment: Keep murdering innocent people...so you can create an entire generation of people who have cause and will to be our enemies. The war for profit industry is simply securing it's business.