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Germany’s top soldier quits over Afghanistan raid

Germany’s top soldier has resigned over a Nato air strike in Afghanistan in which civilians are thought to have died, the defence minister said.

Wolfgang Schneiderhahn stood down over the 4 September strike on fuel tankers in the northern province of Kunduz.

His decision followed reports that information about the strike – ordered by a German commander – was withheld, the defence minister said. The strike is thought to have killed dozens of civilia

Source: BBC

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