Afghan leader says head of US-led forces in country apologizes after hospital bombed

October 3, 2015 17:35

The head of US-led forces in Afghanistan apologized to the country's president after a hospital run by Medecins Sans Frontieres was bombed, killing at least nine people, the president's office said.

Army General John Campbell provided details to President Ashraf Ghani and apologized, a statement from Ghani's office said.

A spokeswoman for the international coalition could not immediately confirm that Campbell phoned Ghani but said she was checking.

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