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Afghan Forces Kill Suicide Bombers, End Hospital Siege

Afghan security forces Monday killed two armed suicide bombers to end a two-hour siege of a main hospital in the southern city of Kandahar, officials said. The firefight also left dead an officer of Afghanistan’s intelligence agency, the National Directorate of Security (NDS). The siege began after two assailants wearing suicide vests stormed the Mirwais Hospital compound in Kandahar and opened fire on security guards there, witnesses and officials said. The assault took place...

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