"This egregious and morally reprehensible attack targeted people at their most vulnerable, while they were receiving treatment in the hospital, and also targeted the medical staff caring for them", said Pernille Kardel, the Secretary-General's Deputy Special Representative for Afghanistan and acting head of UNAMA.
At least two other loud explosions - including what the defence ministry called a vehicle bomb in the hospital's parking lot - were heard as Afghan special forces launched a clearance operation that lasted around six hours.
The brazen daytime assault saw four gunmen in white lab coats storm the military hospital in a highly secure part of the city Wednesday, setting off an hours-long gunbattle with security forces. The government has been struggling to curb attacks that are increasingly high-profile and sophisticated by emboldened terror groups.
The terrorist group are competing with the more established Taliban insurgents in the country, which they describe as Wilayat Khorasan (District of Afghanistan and Pakistan). He also heard shots from several other points.
"In all religions, a hospital is regarded as an immune site and attacking it is attacking the whole of Afghanistan", Ghani said, during an address in Kabul for International Women's Day.
An injured woman in an ambulance during the attack on a military hospital in Kabul, Afghanistan on March 8, 2017. "We stand ready to assist Afghan security services". ISIS has has claimed responsibility for past attacks that they had no involvement in. Witnesses told Reuters that the attackers engaged security forces inside the building.
Afghan commandos landed on the roof of the hospital and killed the attackers, but only after hours of gun battle.
A doctor who survived yesterday's attack on a military hospital in Kabul said on Thursday the hospital's electricity was disconnected moments before the assault, suspecting inside support.
Mohammed said he and others tried to lock themselves in one of the rooms, barricading the door.
"He came up to our door and kicked it several times but it did not open".
Earlier in the year, two suicide bombings near the Afghan Parliament in Kabul, an explosion at a Kandahar province government compound and a suicide bombing in Helmand province - left dozens of people dead and wounded.
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Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi had accused the BJP of "compromising with the territorial integrity" of Manipur. While BSP has fielded candidates on all 49 seats, SP is contesting 40 seats and Congress 9 seats under an alliance.
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April was elsewhere when she gave birth to her first three calves, and this one will be the Harpursville zoo's first giraffe calf. In Thursday night's update, the zoo also said April appears "a little more on edge" and is "not being as lovely as usual".
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A trio of longtime Democratic donors are set to make a movie about the Washington Post's role in exposing the "Pentagon Papers". Steven Spielberg is working on another political thriller, in which the lead roles plays Meryl Streep and Tom Hanks.
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Police Chief John LaCross told Eyewitness News Williams was face down in the driveway and Haley was face down in the garage. The women were discovered by a neighbour Saturday morning and rushed to the hospital where they were pronounced dead.
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