Pentagon to release report into Afghan hospital attack

Medecins Sans Frontieres staff walk along a corridor in the damaged MSF hospital in northern Kunduz on November 10 ,2015The Pentagon is poised to release the final report on its investigation into a deadly air strike on a Doctors Without Borders (MSF) hospital in Afghanistan, a defense official said Thursday. Last October’s bombing of the facility in Kunduz — which came as NATO-backed Afghan forces clashed with insurgents for control of the northern provincial capital — left 42 people dead. The US military has already blamed human error for the disaster, in which a special operations AC-130 gunship aircraft targeted the hospital instead of a nearby Afghan intelligence compound that was thought to have been commandeered by Taliban fighters.

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