(Source: DER SPIEGEL) The German army has been inundated with international criticism for ordering an air strike on two hijacked fuel tankers in Afghanistan. But the governor of Kunduz province where the attack happened has now praised the German forces. "They made the right decision at the right time," Mohammed Omar told SPIEGEL.
The governor of the northern Afghan province of Kunduz, Mohammed Omar, praised the German army on Monday for ordering an air strike on two hijacked fuel tankers last Friday despite strong international criticism of the attack which is believed to have killed civilians as well as Taliban fighters.
Omar told SPIEGEL that the German commander who ordered the strike, Colonel Georg Klein, "made the right decision at the right time and acted in a very level-headed way."
German soldiers had always been criticized in the past for not taking robust enough action,
In: Afghanistan, Middle East
Tags: airstrike, german, army, Afghanistan, Kunduz, taliban, karzai
Location: Kunduz, Kondoz, Afghanistan (load item map)
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