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Karzai slams US drone strike on funeral in Khost

AT-KABUL: Ex-President Hamid Karzai strongly denounced the US drone strike on a funeral in the southeastern Khost province.

According to reports a drone strike on a funeral killed more than 30 civilians in Khost province.

Hamid Karzai in a press statement issued by his office termed the drone strike as inhuman and called on foreign forces to prevent from military operations against Afghans.

Karzai extended his heartfelt condolences to the bereaved families and prayed for quick recovery of the wounded.

It is worth mentioning that local officials in the province initially reported that all the killed people in the drone strike were militants. However, they later said that there might be a number of civilians among those killed in the strike.

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