President Karzai Deeply Grieved by Civilian Casualties in Wardak Province
Publish Date: Apr 29, 2012
April 29, 2012- President Hamid Karzai was deeply grieved by the civilian casualties in Chak district of Wardak province and appointed a delegation to fully investigate the incident.
Three days ago, a mortar round hit a civilian house as a result of a clash in Dawrankhail village of Chak district in Wardak province, leaving three civilians dead and four others wounded. The incident took place when a patrol convoy of NATO and Afghan National Army was attacked by anti-government militants, triggering a gunbattle in the area.
The President appointed a delegation led by Advisor Shujahulmulk Jalalah and consists of representatives from the Ministries of Defense, Interior, the NDS and Office of Administrative Affairs to launch an all-out probe into the tragic incident and report back.
President Karzai offers his deepest condolences and sympathies to the families of the victims, calls for tolerance and wishes quick recovery for the wounded.