US punishes over dozen officers for Kunduz Hospital Attack in Afghanistan

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WASHINGTON: US punished dozens of military personnel for attack on Kunduz Hospital in Afghanistan .

 

Officials claimed that administrative and non-judicial actions were taken against the military personnel instead of seeking criminal charges.

 

US military officials launched an airstrike over a hospital in Afghanistan which killed at least 42 people in November.

 

Administrative punishment includes letters of reprimand, which can significantly hurt the ability of a member of the military  personnel to get promoted.

 

US called it was a miss-incident due to technical error in aircraft’s mapping system.

 

Pentagon claimed that investigation is in process and a full inquiry report will be released in the coming days.

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