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Marine Gen. Joseph Dunford, who commands the U.S.-led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF), speaks Aug. 10 during an interview at the ISAF headquarters in Kabul, Afghanistan. The top U.S. and coalition commander in Afghanistan expressed his deep regrets to Afghanistan’s President Hamid Karzai over an allied airstrike that killed a child and injured two women, his spokesman said.

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Top US commander apologizes for Afghan airstrike

The top U.S. commander in Afghanistan apologized to President Hamid Karzai for a drone strike that killed a child and NATO promised an investigation Friday as rising tensions threatened efforts to persuade the Afghan leader to sign a long-delayed security agreement.

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