US offers 'deepest condolences' after Afghan shootings
WASHINGTON - Agence France-Presse
Afghan men investigate at the site of an shooting incident in Kandahar province, March 11, 2012. REUTERS PhotoThe United States offered "deepest condolences" today to families of the victims of a US soldier who killed at least 16 civilians in a shooting rampage outside his base in Afghanistan.
"The United States extends deepest condolences to the families of today's tragic shooting and we're saddened by this violent act against our Afghan friends," a State Department spokeswoman said. "Our thoughts and prayers are with the families."