The airstrike hit the unstable, opium-rich province of Helmand on Sunday, AFP cited officials as saying. "Eleven counter-narcotics police were killed and four others were wounded in an airstrike carried out by international forces in the Garmsir district of Helmand province," Deputy Interior Ministry Spokesman Najib Danish said, RT reported.
The statement comes amid conflicting reports over who was behind the attack. According to the Afghan Interior Ministry spokesman, the airstrike was ordered against drug smugglers and carried out by NATO forces. Read More