Statement by the NATO Secretary General on Tragic Incident in Kandahar Province

BELGIUM–(ENEWSPF)–11 March 2012.  The following statement is attributed to NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Fasmussen:

I want to express my shock and sadness at the tragic shooting incident in Kandahar province, where it is reported that several people, including women and children, have been killed or wounded.

I offer my heartfelt condolences and sympathy to their families and loved ones, and to the Afghan people and government.

I fully support General Allen’s commitment  to establish the facts and hold anyone responsible to account.

We remain firmly committed to our mission of building a strong and stable Afghanistan, together with our Afghan partners.