US to Probe Afghan Airstrike Said to Have Killed Police

September 8, 2015 4:55 PM

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The U.S. military says it will investigate an airstrike carried out in southern Afghanistan after local officials said 11 police and counter-narcotics agents were killed.

Brig. Gen. Wilson Shoffner says in a statement issued Tuesday that "based on information we received today, we feel it is prudent to investigate the airstrike our forces conducted in Kandahar" on Sunday.

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