The CIA warned of the possible presence of civilians, among them minors, minutes before a bombardment of the United States in Kabul on August 29, where the US armed forces killed ten people.
This was assured by the CNN television network, which cites three convenient sources of this matter.
According to the channel, responsible for intelligence followed for eight hours on August 29, the driver's movements attacked, Zamari Ahmadi, a worker of an American NGO, for having had a short interaction with several people, in what the US believed that It was a frank floor of the Islamic State Group (IS).
The suspicions against Ahmadi made military commanders misinterpreted their movements: they saw how bottles of water loaded to the back of their vehicle thinking that they were explosive.
In addition, they believed that a second burst that there was after a US Dron attacks his car was provoked by what they thought were explosive in the back of the vehicle, when in reality, the safest thing is that it was a propane tank that was Behind the parked car, said the CNN.
Consulted by CNN, the CIA has rejected ruling on this information, as well as the Central Command (CENTCOM) of the US armed forces.
In the weeks following the bombing, the Pentagon insisted that it had been a "justified" attack against a confirmed terrorist goal, without rule out that there could be a dead civilian.
However, yesterday, Friday, the head of the Centcom, General Frank McKenzie, recognized the "tragic error".
"As a combat commander, I am fully responsible for this bombing and its tragic result," McKenzie said at a press conference at the Pentagon, in which he intervened telematically.
The bombing of the USA. It occurred three days after thirteen US soldiers died and eighteen were injured in an attack on the Is against Kabul Airport, where there were dozens of Afghan victims.
US culminated on August 30, the evacuations of their nationals and their Afghan collaborators of the Centralian country and the withdrawal of their troops after twenty years of war in Afghanistan.Updated Date: 21 September 2021, 02:20