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13 killed, 15 wounded as Kabul hospital attack ends

13 killed, 15 wounded as Kabul hospital attack ends

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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.

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