Who Should Pay When The U.S. Accidentally Bombs Innocent Civilians?

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The American forces may have bombed the hospital in Kunduz, Afghanistan by mistake, but for many, it’s nothing short of a war crime.

The world is in a rage over a U.S. air strike that killed at least 22 people at a hospital in Kunduz, Afghanistan, run by Doctors Without Borders (Médecins Sans Frontières).

The United States says the strike was a mistake and President Barack Obama has apologized, but the charity organization running the hospital says a mistake is highly unlikely. The hospital's location was well known -- its GPS coordinates had been shared with all authorities -- and other routine measures to guarantee medical facilities' safety were in place.

Doctors Without Borders demanded an international probe into the incident.

"Our patients burned in their beds, MSF doctors, nurses and other staff were killed as they worked. Our colleagues had to operate on each other," says Dr. Joanne Liu, MSF president.

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