UN body "alarmed" by US killings of Afghan children - snip - The Geneva-based Committee on the Rights of the Child (CRC) said the deaths were "due notably to reported lack of precautionary measures and indiscriminate use of force".
Reported security incidents
#1: At least six people were killed Friday in a blast near a security check-post in Kalaya, the agency headquarters of the restive northwestern Orakzai tribal region, officials said. According to local administration official Fazl-i-Qadir, 15 others were also injured in the remote-controlled bombing, which appeared to target a gathering of the anti-Taliban Ferozkhel tribesmen near the busy Ferozkhel Chowk in Kalaya. An army check-post is also located near the site of attack and some officials said it could also be a possible target for the bombing.
#2: At least two people were killed and seven others injured on Friday afternoon as a bomb blast hit northwestern Pakistan, local media reported.
Friday, February 8, 2013
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