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US airstrikes in Afghanistan may have caused deaths of at least 18 civilians, mostly women and children

US airstrikes in Afghanistan may have caused deaths of at least 18 civilians, mostly women and children | 12 Feb 2017 | US airstrikes in Afghanistan’s Helmand province may have been responsible for the deaths of at least 18 civilians, mostly women and children, according to the UN and local sources. Airstrikes took place late on Thursday in Sangin district, which has been highly contested for most of the Afghan war. The UN said on Sunday: "On 9 and 10 February, international military forces conducted airstrikes in Helmand’s Sangin district reportedly targeting anti-government elements. [The UN's] initial enquiries suggest that the airstrikes killed at least 18 civilians, nearly all women and children."