| GEO World|
| Karzai orders probe into civilian deaths|
| Updated at: 1257 PST, Sunday, July 06, 2008|
KABUL: Afghan President Hamid Karzai has ordered an investigation into a U.S.-led coalition airstrike that killed the several civilians in North Eastern province Noristan.
According to foreign news agency NATO forces coordinated with ground forces had carried out an airstrike on two vehicles killing 15 civilians.
Local officials said all deceased were civilians but the U.S. military says killed only armed Taliban militants.