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Kunduz hospital attack: US military will seek no charges for strikes that killed 42
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Kunduz hospital attack: US military will seek no charges for strikes that killed 42

by firstsource newsApril 29, 2016

US servicemembers have been disciplined but will not face criminal charges for airstrikes that group denounced as a war crime

The will seek no criminal charges against servicemembers for a volley of airstrikes that killed 42 civilians in a hospital in northern Afghanistan in October.

While the military announced on Friday it has disciplined about a dozen troops for one of the most infamous episodes of the longest-ever US war, the lack of criminal accountability defies a call from the nongovernmental group that ran the hospital in Kunduz, which has characterized the 3 October episode as a war crime.

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