U.S. Army Maj. Gen. Stephen Townsend, the commander of Combined Joint Task Force 10 and Regional Command East, speaks with Service members during a visit to Baraki Barak, Logar province, Afghanistan, Aug. 25, 2014. (U.S. Army photo by Master Sgt. Kap Kim/Released)

Nine Civilians, Six Of Them Children, Killed By US Coalition In Afghanistan

At least nine civilian have been killed after an Afghanistan army commando unit detonated a cache of ordinance found in southern Helmand province.