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Also a developing story out of Afghanistan this morning a US service member in NATO custody right now accused of some disturbing allegations.
Conner Powell is joining us live from Kabul Afghanistan.
Really know about this.
-- -- right now we know at least seven Afghan civilians were killed but it sounds like that number is likely to increase Afghan officials are writing different numbers but it.
Seems that it could be as many as fifteen or sixteen civilians that were killed many of them women and children.
The incident -- happen in Kandahar in an area called hence -- district.
This is there were the US has made a lot of progress in terms of battling the Taliban in the last two years and it had been relatively -- compares to what it had been.
But sometime around 3 AM in the morning a US soldier walked off his -- Kandahar with his weapon.
He burst into several homes and Begin shooting Afghan civilians he -- then returned to his base -- was arrested.
It is now in US custody we don't know why he did this there are reports the there was some type of incident before he left that base.
And it's not exactly clear though why he did this US.
Military US government have both sends out can.
Messages condemning the incident and apologizing to the Afghans.
This latest incident just comes two or three weeks or so after.
US soldiers burned copies of the crime and we have large large protests in several violent outbursts here.
There's also an incident where.
And it in an African police officers shot and killed.
Two US soldiers here if this is -- a very difficult -- for US and international forces here they had hoped to try to consolidate some of progress they'd made here in Afghanistan in building up.
The Afghan security forces in -- -- the Taliban back but they have spent the entire -- on the defensive.
Defending the strategy here in -- essentially make up here with the Afghan government there is so much distrust and anger between the Afghan government.
And the US and international military seems very.
-- unlikely they going for Jamie that this type of damage can be repaired.
-- -- clearly this is still under investigation -- -- have been any new developments live from Kabul.
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