2 Afghans injured mistakenly by German troops

09:57, November 19, 2009      

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Two civilians were injured by German troops in Kunduz province north of Afghanistan Wednesday.

"The troops mistakenly opened fire in Ludin area of Kunduz province this afternoon injuring two persons. One is 15 years old and the other is 25," a spokesman with German troops said.

The incident took place in an area where militants often attack the troops, he said.

Meantime, Hamayon Khamosh the director of hospital in Kunduz city the capital of Kunduz province confirmed the report and said two men injured by German soldiers' firing have been taken to hospital are in stable condition.

More than 4,000 German troops have been serving in Afghanistan under the command of the NATO-led peacekeeping forces to help stabilize peace in the post-Taliban country.

Source: Xinhua
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