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16 US soldiers punished over attack on hospital in Kunduz

About 16 US military personnel have been punished in relation to the bombing of a civilian hospital in Afghanistan last year that killed 42 people.

What punishments have been given to these soldiers will be known when the Pentagon will release the full report on the investigation and it is expected on Friday (today).

No criminal charges were filed and the soldiers received administrative punishments.

A number of those punished for the attack on the Doctors Without Borders facility in the northern city of Kunduz are US special operations forces.

As many as 42 persons were killed in the bombing on the hospital in Afghanistan city of Kunduz in October last year.