(2) what reports have been received of the names of the five civilians killed by NATO action in Kandahar on 15 February 2010;
(3) what reports have been received of the names of the 12 civilians killed by NATO action in Marjah on 14 February 2010 during Operation Moshtarak.
The International Security Assistance Force, of which the UK are an integral part, is deeply saddened by any incident involving civilian deaths. However, these incidents occurred outside of the UK area of operations and no UK forces were involved. In light of this, and the ongoing investigations into the incidents, it would not be appropriate for me to comment further.