US vows to pay relatives of Afghans killed in drone strike

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Defense Department says it is committed to offering condolence payments to relatives of the 10 radical who were killed successful an errant U.S. drone onslaught successful Kabul, Afghanistan, successful August.

Pentagon spokesperson John Kirby said successful a connection Friday that the Defense Department is besides moving with the State Department to assistance surviving household members relocate to the United States.

Kirby did not accidental however overmuch wealth would beryllium offered.

He says Dr. Colin Kahl, nether caput of defence for policy, discussed the substance Thursday with Dr. Steven Kwon, laminitis and president of the nonprofit radical Nutrition & Education International.

In September, the Pentagon confirmed the onslaught was a "tragic mistake." Initially, the U.S. said it believed a subordinate of ISIS-K was killed.

The U.S. launched the onslaught days aft the subject said a subordinate of ISIS-K killed 13 work members and much than 100 Afghan civilians astatine the Afghanistan airport.

ISIS-K oregon were a nonstop menace to U.S. forces,

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