Kabul – An Afghan provincial governor and NATO military differed Tuesday on who was responsible for deaths of three children in a clash between foreign forces and Taliban in northern Afghanistan.

NATO said in a statement that a suspected insurgent killed the children and injured four other civilians in Faryab province after being targeted by Afghan and NATO forces in a compound in Bal Chiragh district.

Acting on intelligence reports, Afghan and NATO troops targeted a senior Taliban fighter and two of his associates in Faryab province, the military said…