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Three Americans killed in Kabul hospital attack: U.S. embassy
April 24, 2014 / 9:11 AM / 4 years ago

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.

Afghan policemen secure the area outside Cure Hospital after three foreigners were killed in Kabul April 24, 2014. REUTERS/Mohammad Ismail

“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

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