KABUL - US Forces have opened fire on the children in Afghanistan throwing stones at military vehicle. Two of the eight pupils at a school on the outskirts of the city of Jalalabad in the Nangarhar Province were injured in the alleged shooting, its head teacher told RT’s Ruptly news agency.
Saying that the incident happened at 7:00 Monday morning, the man explained that he “was standing at the main gate of the school where the pupils enter.”
“The Americans were patrolling the road. Then I heard firing sounds. Some of the pupils were carrying two injured schoolboys,” the man claimed.
The two injured boys, who have been treated by doctors at a local hospital, also shared their account of the events with Ruptly.
“I wanted to go to school. When I entered the school, some of our classmates took the stones and threw them at the US vehicles. Then they [US troops] opened fire. I got injured in my leg. My friend also got injured,” one of the boys said from his hospital bed, with bullets visible next to him.
The children were saying that “the US should get out of our country,” the boy added.