US Grenade May Have Killed British Aid Worker

Linda Norgrove died in flubbed rescue effort
By Patrick Spain,  Newser User
Posted Oct 11, 2010 8:50 AM CDT Posted Oct 11, 2010 8:50 AM CDT
Promoted on Newser Oct 11, 2010 9:57 AM CDT
U.S. Grenade May Have Killed American Aid Worker
In this undated photo released by Norgrove family through the British Foreign Office, Linda Norgrove poses before a camera.   (AP Photo/Norgrove Familyvia British Foreign Office)

(User Submitted) – Though initial reports stated that Linda Norgrove's Taliban captors detonated a bomb that killed her, the kidnapped British aid worker may have actually been killed by a grenade thrown by American forces during the flubbed rescue attempt in Afghanistan. British PM David Cameron made the announcement today, but defended the decision to attempt the risky rescue mission. NATO is investigating the incident. Read the full article at the AP. (Read more Linda Norgrove stories.)

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