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Aid Group: U.S. Troops Stormed Afghan Hospital, Tied Up Staff
September 7, 2009
A Swedish charity accused American troops Monday of storming through a hospital in central Afghanistan, breaking down doors and tying up staff in a search for militants. The U.S. military said it was investigating the allegation.
The Swedish Committee for Afghanistan accused the U.S. Army's 10th Mountain Division of entering the hospital without permission to look for insurgents in Wardak province, southwest of Kabul, according to the charity's country director, Anders Fange.
"This is simply not acceptable," he said.
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