The latest developments from Afghanistan, where the international charity Doctors Without Borders says that nine local staffers were killed when its clinic came under "sustained bombing" as government and international forces continue to battle Taliban fighters in the northern city of Kunduz (all times local):

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18:15 p.m.

Afghan President Ashraf Ghani's office has released a statement on the incident in Kunduz, in which the compound of Doctors Without Borders was apparently attacked.

The statements says Ghani has spoken with "the commander of NATO's Resolute Support Mission," without naming U.S. Army Gen. John Campbell. It says the commander "explained and apologized for the attack."