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Death Toll From U.S. Bombing of Kunduz Hospital Increased After Thorough Investigation

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    Death Toll From U.S. Bombing of Kunduz Hospital Increased After Thorough Investigation
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    Injured Doctors Without Borders staff are seen after explosions near their hospital in the northern Afghan city of Kunduz, Saturday, Oct. 3.

    An investigation by Doctors Without Borders revealed that the death toll was much higher than originally counted from the U.S. airstrike on a medical charity hospital in Afghanistan on Oct. 3, NBC News reported. 

    The revised count of 42 people, up from at least 31 civilians, came after two months of an "in-depth investigation" in the Oct. 3 bombing of a trauma center run by Doctors Without Borders, also known by its French name Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF).

    The U.S. Air Force claimed that an AC-130 gunship attacked the hospital because it mistakenly identified the building for a nearby compound being held by the Taliban.