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An Afghan policeman prevents journalists from approaching Cure International Hospital in Kabul, Afghanistan, Thursday, April 24, 2014. The U.S. embassy in Afghanistan says three American doctors have been killed at by an Afghan security guard who opened fire at a hospital in Kabul. The shooting at Cure International Hospital in western Kabul was the latest attack on foreign civilians in the Afghan capital this year. (AP Photo/Massoud Hossaini)
An Afghan policeman prevents journalists from approaching Cure International Hospital in Kabul, Afghanistan, Thursday, April 24, 2014. The U.S. embassy in Afghanistan says three American doctors have been killed at by an Afghan security guard who opened fire at a hospital in Kabul. The shooting at Cure International Hospital in western Kabul was the latest attack on foreign civilians in the Afghan capital this year. (AP Photo/Massoud Hossaini)
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(AP) An Afghan university official has identified the two Americans killed in a shooting at a Kabul hospital earlier this week.


The vice chancellor of Kabul University, Mohammad Hadi Hadayati, identified the two Saturday as health clinic administrator Jon Gabel and his visiting father, Gary.


Hadayati says that Jon Gabel's wife was wounded in the attack Thursday saw that an Afghan police security guard opened fire as the family entered the grounds of Cure International Hospital.


The Gabel family was visiting pediatrician Dr. Jerry Umanos of Chicago, who was also killed in the shooting.


Hadayati said Jon Gabel ran a clinic at the university providing low-cost medicine and also volunteered to teach computer classes.


He said Gabel worked with U.S. charity Morning Star Development.


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