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Kunar Raid
Part of the War in Afghanistan (2001–2021)
Type Aerial attack and Ground-Raid
Location Chawki district of Kunar province, Afghanistan
Target suspected Taliban insurgents
Date February 17, 2012 (2012-02-17)
Executed by USAF and NATO
Casualties 6 killed


The Kunar Raid was an incident which took place on February 17, 2012. Six civilians, including a woman and a child were killed in the air and ground raid near the Dewa Gul Valley, a Taliban stronghold in the Chawki district of Kunar province.

Hundreds of people took to the streets to protest NATO's actions. President Hamid Karzai sent a delegation to investigate the incident, the President's office said in a statement, adding that witnesses confirmed that six civilians were killed.[1]

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