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US kills 15 women and children in Iraq

The US military says 15 women and children has been killed in an air strike in north Baghdad.

world Updated: Oct 12, 2007 09:54 IST

The US military said on Friday that 15 women and children had been killed in an air strike and ground operation in north of the Iraqi capital.

"Nineteen suspected insurgents and 15 women and children were killed in an operation on Thursday in the Lake Tharthar region north of Baghdad," a US military spokesman told AFP.

First Published: Oct 12, 2007 09:51 IST