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Kabul hospital guard opens fire kills foreign doctor

(MENAFN - Khaleej Times) Initial reports say a hospital guard has opened fire on some doctors including foreigners.

a guard at a kabul hospital run by a us charity opened fire on staff thursday killing at least one foreign doctor and wounding several other people medics said.

“he was a guard he has shot doctors here. one foreign doctor is dead” said a doctor who was treating the wounded at the cure international hospital in the afghan capital.

cure international is a non-profit organisation based in pennsylvania operating hospitals in 29 countries.

“there has been a shooting at the hospital. initial reports say a hospital guard has opened fire on some doctors including foreigners” najib danish deputy spokesman at the interior ministry told afp. “there have been some casualties.”

last month taleban militants attacked a kabul guesthouse used by roots of peace a us anti-landmine charity killing two people including a girl.

kabul has been hit by a spate of attacks targeting foreign civilians this year including a lebanese restaurant where 21 people died an attack on a luxury hotel and the daylight shooting of a swedish radio journalist.

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Kabul hospital guard opens fire kills foreign doctor

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