Sorry is not enough: Afghan survivors of US drone strike demand punishment to personnel who launched hellfire on children
McKenzie apologized for the error and said the United States is considering making reparation payments to the family of the victims.
'Offer sincere apology': US finally accepts its mistake on Kabul drone strike which killed civilians
General Frank McKenzie also said it was 'unlikely that the vehicle and those who died in the drone strike were associated with ISIS-K or were a direct threat to US forces'.
The Pentagon says it is further investigating the strike, but it has no way to do so on the ground in Afghanistan after the Taliban takeover, severely limiting its ability to gather evidence.
There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the attack, the second such strike on Abha airport in the last 24 hours.
Fully aware of reports of civilian casualties in Kabul, says Pentagon as three children die in drone attack
Capt Bill Urban, spokesman of the US Central Command, said the US would be deeply saddened by any potential loss of innocent life in the strike.
Amarinder told Shah at a meeting here this evening that the security situation was grave and needed the Centre’s immediate intervention.
The two sides have been waging a shadow war on central Asian waterways since 2019 that has seen both Iranian and Western-linked ships attacked.
Comments from Israel and Iran come after the strike on July 29 on the oil tanker Mercer Street, which marked the first-known fatal attack after years of assaults on commercial shipping in the region.
The Pakistan Army has been repairing and building its military infrastructure in border areas, even though peace prevails following the ceasefire agreement.
Another drone was spotted in the same area, where an AIF station was attacked, in the intervening night of Wednesday and Thursday.
The meeting was attended by the chiefs of the Intelligence Bureau, NSG and CISF, among other senior officials.
The Indian Air Force has issued a Request For Information (RFI) to procure 10 Counter Unmanned Aircraft System (CUAS) through indigenous route within one year after the contract is signed.
In an order, deputy commissioner of Srinagar Mohammad Aijaz directed those having drone cameras or other similar kinds of unmanned aerial vehicles to deposit them in local police stations.
The Chief of Air Staff said the IAF has carried out a detailed analysis in terms of implications of drones.
About recruitment of local youth in terrorist ranks in the valley, he said the recruitment is taking place but it is much less than the earlier.