Relations between the U.S. and Afghanistan have been strained even further after the alleged murders of 16 Afghan civilians by a U.S. Army staff sergeant. The shootings come less than a month after the military accidentally burned copies of the Quran and six U.S. troops were killed in retaliation.
There are fears that the killing of 16 Afghan civilians on Sunday, reportedly by a U.S. Army staff sergeant, will inflame the people of that nation. But, "so far that has not come to pass," NPR's Quil Lawrence reports.
U.S. officials have not released the name of the U.S. soldier accused of killing some 16 Afghan civilians in southern Afghanistan over the weekend. The shootings come as anti-Americanism already is boiling over in Afghanistan after U.S. troops burned Qurans last month.
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