Iraqi civilians killed in 2nd strike on ISIS financial target – Pentagon

January 21, 2016 4:23 AM

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“Yes, we were prepared to accept civilian casualties in conjunction with this cash strike, it’s tragic and it’s not something that we want to do,” said Army Colonel Steve Warren, spokesman for the US Command in Iraq, in a Pentagon briefing on Wednesday, according to Reuters.

“One of the burdens of command is to weight the military value of a target versus the potential for civilian loss of life and the potential for collateral damage,” he added.

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