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Patient kills foreign Red Cross staffer in Afghanistan

AP  |  Kabul 

An official says a foreign woman working for the International Committee of the Red Cross has been shot and killed by a patient at an orthopedic clinic in northern

It was not immediately clear if today's attack was politically motivated or related to a personal dispute.


Sher Jan Durani, a spokesman for the provincial police chief, says the shooting took place in the clinic in the city of Mazar-e-Sharif. Durani says the attacker and another suspect have been arrested.

ICRC spokesman Ahmad Ramin Ayaz confirmed the attack, but could not provide further details.

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First Published: Mon, September 11 2017. 14:57 IST
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