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US to Pay Compensation Over Airstrike on Afghan Hospital

The United States will offer "condolence payments" for those killed or injured in the U.S. airstrike that mistakenly hit a Doctors Without Borders hospital in Kunduz, Afghanistan, last week. Defense Department spokesman Peter Cook said Saturday that the amount of the payments had not been determined. The payments will go to "civilian noncombatants injured and the families of civilian noncombatants killed as a result of U.S. military operations," he said. The medical...

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