Airstrike kills 17 policemen in south Afghanistan
Published: 17 May 2019, 2:43:43
It wasn’t immediately clear who carried out the airstrike, Afghan or US forces. There was no immediate response to a query to the US military in Kabul. American forces regularly back Afghan troops when asked to.Helmand’s governor, Mohammad Yasin, says the airstrike is being investigated. A Taliban statement claimed US forces were behind it.