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White House: Air strike at Afghanistan hospital 'a profound tragedy'

Tuesday, October 06, 2015 - 01:34

White House spokesman Josh Earnest says there are currently three investigations into the recent air strike that killed 22 people at a hospital in Kunduz, Afghanistan. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

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ROUGH CUT (NO REPORTER NARRATION) The White House said on Monday that the recent air strike that killed 22 people at a hospital in Kunduz, Afghanistan, was "a profound tragedy." White House spokesman Josh Earnest said the United States goes to great lengths to avoid civilian casualties and there were three current investigations into the incident. "The scale of this tragedy is significant enough that it demands a full investigation, and you saw from the President's statement that he issued over the weekend that he expects a full accounting of what exactly has happened," Earnest said.

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White House: Air strike at Afghanistan hospital 'a profound tragedy'

Tuesday, October 06, 2015 - 01:34