Thousands of Afghans have taken to the streets in the eastern province of Ghazni to show their anger over a US-led night time raid that killed two civilians in the area.
The protesters staged a rally last night, and strongly condemned the civilian casualties sustained during the deadly NATO airstrike. They also chanted anti-US slogans.
Meanwhile, the Kabul-Kandahar Highway was blocked for hours by protesting local residents.
President Hamid Karzai said on December 24 that Afghanistan will not sign a strategic partnership deal with the United States until NATO night raids and house searches stop.
NATO Train Afghan army soldiers kills 2 NATO troopsAfghan army soldier shot and killed two French NATO troops Thursday, the French government said, in what was the latest attack by members of Afghan security forces against their coalition partners.This year has been the deadliest for French forces in Afghanistan since the international operation began there in 2001. Thursday's deaths bring to 26 the number of French troops killed this year, and 78 over the entire 10-year conflict.
Zabihullah Mujahid Ibrahim, who is reported to have joined the puppet army for specific purpose, fullfilled his mission by taking out 3 French invading troops and wounding a number of them after he had opened fire on a group of the French terrorists in Shamshad base in Tagab, Kapisa province on early Thursday morning at about 6:00 a.m. local time. . He was shot and martyred by the invaders in exchange of fire. Inna lillahi wa inna ilayhi raji'un (إِنَّا لِلّهِ وَإِنَّـا إِلَيْهِ رَاجِعونَ) 'Surely we belong to Allah and to Him shall we return'.