US to Make 'Condolence Payments' to Families of Victims in Afghan Hospital Bombing

October 11, 2015 5:35 PM

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US to Make 'Condolence Payments' to Families of Victims in Afghan Hospital Bombing

The Pentagon says it will offer "condolence payments" to the families of civilians who were killed or injured when the US bombed a Doctors Without Borders hospital in the northern Afghanistan last week.

"The Department of Defense believes it is important to address the consequences of the tragic incident at the Doctors Without Borders hospital in Kunduz, Afghanistan," Pentagon spokesman Peter Cook said in a statement. "One step the Department can take is to make condolence payments to civilian non-...

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