Pentagon to make 'condolence payments' to Kunduz victims

Wounded survivors of the US airstrikes on the MSF Hospital in Kunduz, receive treatment at the Italian aid organization Emergency's hospital in Kabul on October 6, 2015The Pentagon announced Saturday it would make payments in compensation for those killed and injured by US airstrikes on a Doctors Without Borders hospital in the northern Afghan city of Kunduz. “The Department of Defense believes it is important to address the consequences of the tragic incident,” Pentagon spokesman Peter Cook said in a statement, adding that US Forces-Afghanistan (USFOR-A) also has the authority to pay for repairs to the hospital. Cook said USFOR-A would determine “appropriate payments” through discussions with those affected.

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