Afghani civilians killed, imprisoned by US operation

According to a May 25 Tolo TV report, translated and posted on http://rawa.org, civilians in Garmsir District of Helmand Province claim that US forces, involved in military operations in the district in the past two weeks, have killed and imprisoned civilians.

One representative of Helmand province, Haji Mahboob Garmsiri said that US marines carried out operations at night, with civilians suffering casualties. He named the villages of Dilaki and Safar and said that innocent people were arrested by the forces there. Other MPs said that most of the families in these areas have been displaced and are living in terrible conditions.