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Afghan President Decries Attack, Civilian Deaths

Afghanistan's president Hamid Karzai condemns the deaths of civilians shot by American troops. At least a dozen Afghans died near the eastern city of Jalabad when American troops opened fire Sunday after a suicide bomber struck their convoy.

The U.S. military says the Marines acted in self-defense after being caught in a "complex ambush" that involved the bomber and small-arms fire. The Marines responded by opening fire on a roadway filled with civilian cars and bystanders.

Renee Montagne speaks with BBC correspondent Allistar Leithead, who's in Kabul.


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