Pajhwok Services

SMS News Service

Photo Service

Audio Service

Election Coverage

Special Mining Page

Afghan Peace Process Special Page

Addvertise With Pajhwok

Daily Newsletter

Sending Time (GMT / Kabul time)

Suggest a Story

Pajhwok is interested in your story suggestions. Please tell us your thoughts by clicking here.

13 killed, 15 wounded as Kabul hospital attack ends

13 killed, 15 wounded as Kabul hospital attack ends

May 12, 2020 - 11:23

KABULinfo-icon (Pajhwok): At least 13 people were killed and 15 others wounded as the gun attack on a hospital in Kabul came to an end with the killing of all assailants on Tuesday.

The gunmen attacked the 100-bed hospital in Dasht Barchi area, where Doctors without Borders runs a maternity clinic, west of the capital at around 10am.

Tariq Arian, spokesman for the Ministry of Interior, told Pajhwok Afghan News the assault ended this afternoon with the killing of all the three attackers.

He said at least 13 civilians were killed, including two newborn babies, and 15 others were wounded, including womeninfo-icon and doctors.

According to Arian, around 100 people, including three foreigners, were rescued and moved safety. The wounded were shifted to other hospital.

No group has claimed responsibility for the attack so far and the Talibaninfo-icon denied their involvement.



Related Article

Add new comment



Etisalat Get more data, Etisalat Afghanistan

Twitter Update