Two militants dressed as doctors were shot dead after attacking a hospital in Kandahar, southern Afghanistan. At least one civilian was killed in the attack.

From Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty

Militants Attack Hospital In Southern Afghanistan

Two militants who attacked a hospital in the southern Afghan city of Kandahar have been killed by Afghan security forces.

Samim Khpalwak, a spokesman for the provincial governor of Kandahar, said the target for the attack was the deputy governor, who was visiting the Kandahar Mirwais Hospital, a large regional facility that provides medical services to war victims, including members of the army and police.

One Afghan security officer was wounded in the clashes.

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