Patient Shoots Red Cross Staff Dead

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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 Afghanistan.

According to Fox News, it was not immediately clear if Monday’s attack was politically motivated or related to a personal dispute.

Sher Jan Durani, a spokesman for the provincial police chief, said the shooting took place in the clinic in the city of Mazar-e-Sharif.

Durani said 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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