The three men killed were among four
American workers shot at the CURE hospital in
downtown Kabul, city police spokesman
Hashmatullah Stanekzai said.
The police guard shot himself but survived,
Stanekzai said. The motive for the attack was
not immediately clear.
Two of those killed were father and son,
Afghan Minister of Public Health Suraya Dalil
The father, a senior pediatrician at the
hospital, was at the gate to allow the others —
his guests — into the building, Dalil told "CNN
Newsroom." That's when the guard opened
fire, she said.
The surviving victim has undergone medical
treatment and is in stable condition, she
The senior pediatrician had worked at the
hospital for seven years.
The U.S. Embassy in Kabul confirmed the