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US Afghan Commander Apologizes for Errant Strike

The new commander of the U.S.-led NATO forces in Afghanistan has apologized to residents of Kunduz for a U.S. airstrike on a hospital that killed 42 people. U.S. Army General John Nicholson met in Kunduz with representatives of the medical charity Doctors Without Borders and family members of the victims to express his condolences over what he called a “horrible tragedy.” The deadly airstrike occurred on October 3 in which a U.S. Air Force AC-130 gunship attacked the hospital,...

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