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Karzai's cousin killed by NATO-led forces

Karzai's cousin killed by NATO-led forces

Mar 10, 2011 - 14:42

KABULinfo-icon(PANinfo-icon): A cousin of President Hamid Karzai was shot dead by NATOinfo-icon-led troops during an overnight operation in southern Kandahar province, the provincial council chief said on Thursday.

Haji Yar Mohammad Khan was mistakenly killed as foreign troops pursued insurgents in the Karz area of Dand district, Ahmad Wali Karzai, half-brother of the president, told Pajhwok Afghan News.

The governor's spokesman, Zalmay Ayubi, confirmed the incident which he said was being investigated. He gave no further details.


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