War in Afghanistan

Afghan officials say a government strike Sunday night on a militant facility in Musa Qala District, Helmand Province, killed 35 or more civilians at a wedding party nearby. The Afghan Defence Ministry says the operation targeted a training facility for suicide bombers and it killed 22 members of the Taliban. The Taliban say 18 members of the Afghan forces were killed.

At least 40 civilians at wedding party killed during nearby U.S.-backed Afghan army raid

Sources:  Reuters