“We expressed regret over the incident, and we’re investigating to determine how this happened,” Colonel Upton said.

“We are deeply saddened by any civilian death and particularly regret an incident where civilians are killed,” especially because of action by the NATO-led International Security Assistance Force, he said.

U.S. Military confirming an errant strike on May 4th, which killed a mother and her five children. In the next paragraph, we are informed:

In northern Afghanistan, 23 members of a wedding celebration drowned in severe flash flooding, according to the governor of Sar-i-Pul Province, Abdul Jabar Haqbeen, who went to the scene in the Dara Bala district. The bride and groom survived, he said.

NYT, U.S. Confirms Afghan Airstrike Mistake.

 

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