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US father, son killed at Afghan hospital named

KABUL, Afghanistan – 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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