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Vice-Admiral William McRaven offering apology and accepting responsibility of the deaths while visiting the house of victims

On February 12, 2010, the US special forces had intelligence that Taliban was preparing a self sacrificial fighter in a house in Khataba village, outside Gardez in eastern Afghanistan.

The forces raided the house killing five people, including two pregnant women, a teenage girl, and their relative Mohammad Daud, who turned out to be a senior Afghan police commander who had been trained by the United States, and his brother.

When the US special forces realized that they had made a mistake, they tried to cover up the incident. Soldiers dug bullets out of their victim’s bodies in the bloody aftermath of the botched night raid, then washed the wounds with alcohol.

The Kabul headquarters of General Stanley McChrystal, the commander of US and Nato forces, claimed that the women had been “tied up, gagged and killed” by their murderous families in a “Taliban honor killing”!

However, further investigations and video footages from the scene revealed the truth about the incident. The head of the JSOC(Joint Special Operations Command), Vice-Admiral William McRaven eventually admitted that his men were responsible for killing the women and the former police commander.

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