Hospital jihad by a representative of the “best of people” (Qur’an 3:110). “Suicide bomber kills at least 6 in Kabul hospital,” by Hamid Shalizi for Reuters, May 21 (thanks to Ima):
KABUL (Reuters) – A suicide bomber killed at least six people and wounded 23 more at a military hospital in a heavily-guarded area of the Afghan capital Kabul on Saturday, the Defense Ministry said in a statement.
The bomber struck at 12:30 p.m. local time (5 a.m. EDT) in the cafeteria of the hospital where medical students were eating lunch, said Mohammad Zahir, head of the police crime investigation unit. He added the dead were students.
The hospital is located in a high-security area near the U.S. embassy and where several other foreign embassies and international organizations operate.
Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid said in an emailed statement that the group had sent two suicide bombers into the hospital and killed many. The Taliban launched a long-awaited “spring offensive” last month….