The Humble Libertarian

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Sunday, March 25, 2012

Afghans: US paid $50,000 per shooting spree death

Why don't victims of murderous U.S. foreign policy have the right to file wrongful death suits and other lawsuits for injury and destruction of property?
The United States has paid $50,000 in compensation for each Afghan killed in the shooting spree attributed to a U.S. soldier in southern Afghanistan, an Afghan official and a community elder said Sunday. The families of the dead received the money Saturday at the governor's office, said Kandahar provincial council member Agha Lalai. Each wounded person received $11,000, Lalai said. Community elder Jan Agha confirmed the same figures. They were told that the money came from U.S. President Barack Obama, Lalai said.
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AP News