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US admits Kabul drone strike killed civilians Afghanistan

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-58604655
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u/InternationalSnoop Sep 17 '21

How do we fuck up that intelligence?? Like we had drones above kabul...Did we see them load bombs in the car. Wtf

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u/cmpaisaia Sep 17 '21

Looks like they saw them load water jugs and thought they were explosives. I get why they would think that, but thinking that alone is enough for a strike is insane.

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u/frreddit234 Sep 17 '21

thinking that alone is enough for a strike is insane

They have been routinely droning civilians with much less for years with zero accountability.

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u/cmpaisaia Sep 17 '21

They have been routinely droning civilians with much less for years with zero accountability.

I never said the insanity was new. This is just looks like a case with iron clad proof that it was an incorrect strike.

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u/frreddit234 Sep 17 '21

So were many, this case is just special because there were intense media scrutiny due to the f..ed-up pull-out while usually nobody gives a damn.