Women, children killed in bungled NZ special forces raid in Afghanistan, investigation claims | ABC Radio Australia:
The book says the raid, which took place in Baghlan Province on August 22, 2010, was in response to an attack on a New Zealand patrol by Taliban fighters 19 days earlier.
The New Zealand SAS believed they would find the insurgents responsible.
They say New Zealand SAS troops, backed by US helicopters and Afghan commandos, attacked two villages.
Twenty-one people were killed or wounded, most of whom were women and children. No insurgents were killed.