Nightly News   |  February 22, 2010

Gen. McChrystal apologizes for Afghan civilian deaths

U.S. Special Forces killed as many as 27 civilians in an attack on suspected Taliban insurgents on Sunday. NBC's Brian Williams reports.

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>>> word today from afghanistan , it's happened again, an attack on suspected taliban insurge e nts by u.s. special forces sunday. it happened in central afghanistan , the worst such incident in more than five months. general stanley mcchrystal, the u.s. commander has apologized to afghanistan 's president.

>>> now, to washington and politics.