Afghanistan

Afghan hospital said to be misidentified before being bombed
The crew of a U.S. warplane that attacked a medical charity's hospital in northern Afghanistan last month, killing and wounding dozens of civilians, misidentified the target, believing it to be a government compound taken over by the Taliban, according to an investigation report obtained Wednes…
US analysts knew Afghan site was hospital
Days before the Oct. 3 U.S. air attack on a hospital in Afghanistan, American special operations analysts were gathering intelligence on the facility -- which they knew was a protected medical site -- because they believed it was being used by a Pakistani operative to coordinate Taliban activity, Th…
ISIS blamed for Afghan suicide bombing killing 35
FAIZABAD, Afghanistan (AP) -- A motorcycle-riding suicide bomber attacked a line of people waiting outside a bank Saturday in eastern Afghanistan, killing at least 35 and wounding 125 in an assault the country's president blamed on the Islamic State group.

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