At least seven children were killed in a U.S.-led coalition air strike on a religious school in Afghanistan, the coalition said on Monday, amid rising anger over civilian deaths from foreign military operations.
This is an awful thing we have done isn't it... Why did we bomb a school in Afghanistan... well the Reuters story goes on to talk about
The air strike on the school occurred on Sunday, the same day a suspected suicide bomber killed more than 20 people in an attack on a police bus in the heart of Kabul.
Other violence around the country made it one of the bloodiest days since the Taliban were driven from power in 2001
The U.S.-led and Afghan forces killed several dozen insurgents in a "prolonged battle" in southern Helmand province that day, the U.S. military said on Monday
Oh now we get back to the children that died... It seem that they we being used has human Shields by the enemy!
The air strike that killed the children occurred in southeastern Paktika province near the Pakistan border, the coalition said.
It had been part of an operation aimed at a compound containing a mosque and a madrasa thought to have been used as a safehouse by al Qaeda fighters, the coalition said.
So perhaps I can adjust the headline for Al-Reuters just a bit
Terrorist use children as Shields seven died