Latest "drone-strike" stories
According to Reuters, an unnamed U.S. official said the base’s defense system engaged “two fixed-wing suicide drones."
A hellfire missile had slammed into a car belonging to Zemerai Ahmadi, killing him and nine relatives, including seven children, in the chaotic final days of the U.S. troop withdrawal from Afghanistan.
CENTCOM officials did not name the individual targeted or say how many civilian casualties may have resulted from the strike.
By Howard Altman and Meghann Myers
An independent Pentagon review has concluded that the U.S. drone strike that killed innocent Kabul civilians and children in the final days of the Afghanistan war was not caused by misconduct or negligence.
By Lolita C. Baldor, The Associated Press and Meghann Myers