'Human Error' Cited in Mistaken US Airstrike on Kunduz Hospital

'Human Error' Cited in Mistaken US Airstrike on Kunduz HospitalGen. John Campbell told reporters today that the crew of an AC-130 gunship struck the hospital, mistaking it for another building a several hundred meters away that had been taken over by the Taliban. Campbell said some of the individuals involved in the accident have been suspended from their duties and referred for possible disciplinary action. “We failed to meet our own high expectations,” Campbell said in releasing the findings of a 3,000-page investigation conducted by an official not under his command, U.S. Army Major Gen. William Hickman.

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