“We are deeply shocked by the attack, the killing of our staff and patients and the heavy toll it has inflicted on healthcare in Kunduz,” Medecins Sans Frontieres (Doctors Without Borders) said in a statement.
30 people unaccounted for after attack.
Director of operations: “We are deeply shocked by the attack.”
Building hit several times, severely damaged.
Hospital is the only one of its kind in the region
A hospital in the Afghan city of Kunduz has been hit and partially destroyed in an overnight “aerial attack” that killed at least three Medecins Sans Frontieres staff. NATO has admitted a US airstrike may have caused accidental “collateral damage.”
03 October 2015
Dominik Stillhart, director of operations at the International Committee of the Red Cross, has expressed his condolences for those who died and suffered in the strike.
Deeply shocked at bombing of MSF hospital in #Kunduz. Staff and patients killed. MSF urges fighting parties to respect health facilities
Wahidullah Mayar, spokesman for the Afghan Ministry of Public Health, has posted details on those wounded in the strike on his Twitter account.
24 MSF’s medical and non-medical staff are among the 37 injured at the U.S. airstrike in #Kunduz Pro, apparently on MSF’s hospital.
The US formally wrapped up its combat mission in Afghanistan at the end 2014, but some 10,000 US troops stay in the country. American forces are supposed to leave Afghanistan by the end of 2016.
Talat Masood, a retired lieutenant-general of the Pakistan Army, thinks there’s a good chance U.S. soldiers will end up staying for longer.
Zabihullah Pashtoonyar, another yang staff of Kunduz @MSF hospital, killed in US Air strike last night.
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MSF hospital aftermath #photos by Abd Qadir Wahedi
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