U.S. soldier kills 16 Afghans

March 11, 2012 at 4:28 pm in Worthington Daily Globe

Incident deepens crisis between the two countries
BALANDI, Afghanistan (AP) An American soldier opened fire on villagers near his base in southern Afghanistan Sunday and killed 16 civilians, according to President Hamid Karzai, who called it an “assassination” and furiously demanded an explanation from Washington. Nine children and three women were among the dead. Continue Reading