Chicago pediatrician among 3 killed by Afghan guard

Chicago pediatrician among 3 killed by Afghan guard
News from CNN:

  • Two of the victims were father and son
  • Three Americans were killed
  • Police: A guard at the hospital opened fire
  • The guard also shot himself but survived, police say

Kabul, Afghanistan (CNN) — A Chicago pediatrician who “felt called” to move to Afghanistan to treat children and train physicians was among three Americans killed at a Kabul hospital Thursday by an Afghan guard.

In an attack not unlike the so-called “green-on-blue” incidents, the police guard opened fire on the pediatrician and four others with him at the CURE Hospital’s gates, Kabul police said.

Two others were killed, a third was injured, and a fourth person was unharmed.

Dr. Jerry Umanos had practiced medicine in inner-city Chicago.

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