Petraeus Apologizes For Deaths Of Nine Afghan Children

03/02/2011 10:08 pm ET | Updated May 25, 2011
  • DION NISSENBAUM The Wall Street Journal

KABUL--U.S. Gen. David Petraeus, the coalition's commander in Afghanistan, issued a rare apology Wednesday for a helicopter strike that killed nine children, hours after Afghan President Hamid Karzai condemned the allies for launching what he called a "ruthless attack."

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