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Pentagon releases report on botched bombing of hospital in Afghanistan Sixteen people have been disciplined, but no one will face criminal charges after a Doctors Without Borders hospital was mistakenly bombed during a U.S. airstrike in Afghanistan
CBS News | 16 hours, 23 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Afghan hospital bombing a 'mistake' A Pentagon investigation finds the U.S. air attack on a Doctors Without Borders hospital in Afghanistan last October resulted from a deadly collection of human and technical errors. The investigation concluded that it was a tragedy that could have been pr
WNYT.com | 18 hours, 44 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Albany, New York
Pentagon modifies training and targeting after deadly U.S. attack on hospital A Pentagon investigation into a deadly U.S. airstrike at a Doctors Without Borders hospital in northern Afghanistan last fall has led to modifications in training and targeting procedures, officials said Friday. Gen. Joseph Votel, head of U.S. Central Com
Los Angeles Times | 20 hours, 25 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Discipline but no criminal charges in hospital bombing in Afghanistan A U.S. aerial gunship attack on a hospital in Afghanistan that killed 42 people occurred because of human errors, process mistakes and equipment failures, and none of the aircrew or U.S. ground troops knew the target was a hospital, a top U.S. general sai
Las Vegas Review Journal | 20 hours, 32 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Las Vegas, Nevada
U.S. Releases Final Report On Deadly Hospital Attack In Afghanistan The Pentagon released its final report into what it called the accidental destruction of a hospital in Afghanistan last year that killed more than 40 people. More than a dozen troops were disciplined, but none are facing courts-martial or other punishment
NPR.org | 20 hours, 36 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
16 blamed for mistakes in deadly U.S. attack on Afghan clinic WASHINGTON - Human error, violations of combat rules and untimely equipment failures led to the mistaken U.S. aerial attack on a charity-run hospital in Afghanistan last fall that killed 42 people, a senior American general said today. Investigators calle
The Tampa Tribune | 20 hours, 37 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Tampa, Florida
U.S. strike on Afghan hospital in 2015 not a war crime: Pentagon WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A deadly U.S. air strike in Afghanistan last year that destroyed a hospital run by Doctors Without Borders did not amount to a war crime but was caused by human error, equipment failure and other factors, a U.S. military report rele
Reuters | 21 hours, 39 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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16 in military disciplined in hospital attack No criminal charges have been leveled against U.S. military personnel for mistakes that resulted in last's year's attack on a civilian hospital in Afghanistan.
ABC15.com | 22 hours, 36 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Phoenix, Arizona
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Pentagon: Afghan Hospital Bombing Not a War Crime The U.S. military has disciplined 16 service members for their role in a deadly air strike in Afghanistan last year that killed 42 people and destroyed a hospital run by the international medical charity Doctors Without Borders, and it has concluded the i
Voice of America | 23 hours, 21 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Pentagon: Bombing of Afghanistan hospital not a 'war crime' The Pentagon announced Friday that 12 military personnel would be disciplined for the deadly U.S. strike on a hospital in Kunduz, Afghanistan, in October, but maintained that it was not a war crime because it resulted from unintentional human error a...
WPTZ.com | 23 hours, 50 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Burlington, Vermont