07 Feb '11, 10am

"caught in kinetic activity" is officially the worst euphemism ever. #nexttimejustsayfirefight #afghanistan

"caught in kinetic activity" is officially the worst euphemism ever. #nexttimejustsayfirefight #afghanistan

Two Afghans hired by a Singapore-based engineering firm were killed last week by 'friendly fire' from Nato-led security forces in Afghanistan's Helmand province. -- PHOTO: AFP SINGAPORE - TWO Afghans hired by a Singapore-based engineering firm were killed last week by 'friendly fire' from Nato-led security forces in Afghanistan's Helmand province, the company said Monday. A third Afghan employee of the Central Asia Development Group (CADG) was seriously injured in the incident on February 3, CADG spokesman Matthew Goldthwaite said in an email to AFP. 'On February 3, 2011, a CADG vehicle, carrying four of CADG's Afghan national staff were caught in kinetic activity between ISAF (International Security Assistance Force) forces and insurgent forces on Highway 1 near Spin Masjid Bazaar, near Gereshk in Helmand Province,' he said. 'As a result of this exchange, two of the passe...

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