Nato vows 'rapid and thorough' probe into Afghan killings
Nato has promised a "rapid and thorough" investigation into the shooting of 16 Afghan civilians in Kandahar, by a US soldier.
US officials warned of reprisals after the soldier went on a rampage in villages near a base in Kandahar. Nine children were among those killed.
President Barack Obama phoned his Afghan counterpart Hamid Karzai to express condolences. Mr Karzai said the massacre is "unforgivable".
A spokesman for the Nato-led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF), Carsten Jacobson spoke at a news conference.
12 Mar 2012
- From the section Asia