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US: Human Error Led to Mistaken Attack on Afghan Hospital

A U.S. military investigation concluded Wednesday that American and Afghan forces misidentified a target in Kunduz, Afghanistan last month that resulted in a mistaken half-hour aerial attack on a hospital that killed at least 31 people, mostly doctors and patients. The report said the crew of a U.S. AC-130 gunship had intended to hit a compound believed to have been seized by Taliban fighters in the northern Afghan city. But based on a physical description of the target provided by Afghan...

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