An airstrikes has killed 17 policemen by mistake during a battle with the Taliban near the provincial capital of Lashkar Gah in Afghanistan’s Helmand province.
According to Al Jazeera, Attaullah Afghan, the head of the provincial council, said the incident took place on May 16. He added that 14 policemen were wounded.
The report added citing a spokesperson for the provincial governor that the strike was carried out by NATO Resolute Support mission force in the Nahr-e-Seraj area of the Helmand-Kandahar highway.
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