US drone strike mistakenly targeted Afghan aid worker, investigation finds

Zemari Ahmadi, who died alongside nine others had no connection to terrorism, a New York Times investigation suggested

The US mistakenly targeted and killed an innocent aid worker for an American company in a drone strike in Afghanistan, the New York Times suggested in an investigation into the country’s final military action of the recently concluded 20-year war.

The victim, the newspaper said, was 43-year-old Zemari Ahmadi, who died with nine members of his family, including seven children, when a missile from a US air force Reaper drone struck his car as he arrived home from work in a residential neighborhood of Kabul.

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