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3 U.S. doctors killed in attack at Afghan hospital

Kabul, Apr 24 (EFE).- Three U.S. doctors died Thursday and two were wounded when a security guard opened fire on them inside a Kabul hospital, Afghan authorities told Efe. "A security guard shot at doctors in a hospital in the Darulaman area on the west side of the capital. Three of them died and another two were wounded," police spokesman Hashmat Stanikzai said. "All the fatalities were U.S. citizens," Afghan Deputy Interior Minister Seddiq Seddiqi told Efe later.

3 U.S. doctors killed in attack at Afghan hospital

Kabul, Apr 24 (EFE).- Three U.S. doctors died Thursday and two were wounded when a security guard opened fire on them inside a Kabul hospital, Afghan authorities told Efe. "A security guard shot at doctors in a hospital in the Darulaman area on the west side of the capital. Three of them died and another two were wounded," police spokesman Hashmat Stanikzai said. "All the fatalities were U.S. citizens," Afghan Deputy Interior Minister Seddiq Seddiqi told Efe later.

Three foreigners killed in Kabul hospital attack

A guard shot dead three foreigners at a US charity hospital in Kabul on Thursday, the Afghan government said, with hospital staff saying at least one of the victims was a foreign doctor. "As a result of shooting by a security guard of the Cure hospital... three foreign nationals have been killed and one female medical staff injured," a statement from the ministry of interior said. us/bgs/pdw/kjl

Three foreigners killed in Kabul hospital attack

A guard shot dead three foreigners at a US charity hospital in Kabul on Thursday, the Afghan government said, with hospital staff saying at least one of the victims was a foreign doctor. "As a result of shooting by a security guard of the Cure hospital... three foreign nationals have been killed and one female medical staff injured," a statement from the ministry of interior said. us/bgs/pdw/kjl

Three Americans killed in Kabul hospital attack - U.S. embassy

KABUL (Reuters) - Three Americans were killed on Thursday when a security guard opened fire at an international hospital in the Afghan capital Kabul, the U.S. embassy said, in the latest of a series of attacks against foreign civilians in the country. "We can confirm three Americans were killed," said an embassy official, without providing further details. An interior ministry official said at least one other person, a female nurse, was wounded. (Reporting by Jeremy Laurence and Hamid Shalizi; Editing by Kim Coghill)

Three US citizens killed in Kabul hospital attack

An Afghan policeman opened fire Thursday on staff at a Kabul hospital, killing three US citizens, the US embassy in Kabul said. "With great sadness we confirm that three Americans were killed in the attack on CURE Hospital," the embassy said on its Twitter account. "No other information will be released at this time." bgs/kjl

Suicide bomber blows himself up outside Afghan interior ministry

KABUL (Reuters) - A suicide bomber blew himself up outside the Afghan interior ministry building in the center of Kabul on Wednesday, wounding several police officers, the ministry said in a statement. "A suicide bomber wearing a military uniform ... detonated his explosives at the main gate of the interior ministry," it said. "As a result a number of policemen were wounded. Details will be announced later." (Writing by Maria Golovnina; Editing by Simon Cameron-Moore)

Four police killed in Kabul suicide attack

A suicide bomber blew himself up at the entrance of the interior ministry in Kabul on Wednesday, killing at least four police officers just three days before the presidential election, officials said. "The suicide attacker wearing a military uniform detonated himself near the gate of the ministry killing four policeman," interior ministry spokesman Sediq Sediqqi told AFP. emh/bgs/pdw/st

At least four policemen killed in Kabul suicide attack

KABUL (Reuters) - At least four policemen were killed on Wednesday in a suicide bomb attack outside the Afghan interior ministry in the center of Kabul, a ministry spokesman said. "Unfortunately four of our policemen were martyred and so far we have no one wounded. It happened outside the main gate... The bomber tried to enter our human resources department," the spokesman said. "As soon as the bomber saw some policemen he detonated his explosives. It was impossible for him to enter the facility with the suicide vest."

Explosions and gunfire near Afghan election HQ

Explosions and gunfire erupted near the Kabul headquarters of the Afghan election commission on Saturday, officials said, one week ahead of voting and after a series of bloody attacks in the city. "There has been some explosions and gunfire heard near the IEC (Independent Election Commission), we are investigating it," Sayed Gul Agha Hashemi, head of Kabul police's criminal investigation branch, told AFP. us/bgs/mtp
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