Inquiry Into Kunduz Hospital Strike Awaits U.S. and Afghan Approval

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PARIS — The aid group Doctors Without Borders said on Wednesday that an independent investigation into the American military airstrike that gutted the group’s trauma hospital in the northern Afghan city of Kunduz on Oct. 3 would begin pending the agreement of the United States and Afghan governments.

The group called for the investigation, to be conducted by the International Humanitarian Fact-Finding Commission, after criticizing the shifting accounts of the strike by American officials in the days after the attack. At least 22 people were killed, including 12 of the group’s staff members.