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Obama offers condolences over MSF hospital bombing

The president offered his condolences to those killed in the attack Credit: Reuters

US President Barack Obama has offered his "deepest condolences" to the medical staff and civilians killed and injured in the bombing of the MSF hospital in Kunduz, Afghanistan.

A statement from the White House said that the Department of Defence had launched a "full investigation".

"Michelle and I offer our thoughts and prayers to all of the civilians affected by this incident, their families, and loves ones," the statement said.

"We will continue to work closely with President Ghani, the Afghan government, and our international partners to support the Afghan National Defence and Security forces as they work to secure their country."


Eight-year-old among two killed in Coventry bus crash

An eight-year-old boy and a women were killed after a double-decker bus ploughed into a Sainsbury's supermarket in Coventry, West Midlands Police have said.

The boy was travelling on the top of the bus and died at the scene as a result of his injures.

The woman, who is believed to be from Nuneaton and aged in her 70s, was walking along the street at the time of the crash.

Five other people, including a nine-year-old girl, suffered minor injuries and are receiving hospital treatment. One further person was treated and discharged at the scene, police said.

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