Gunmen attack hospital in Pakistan, kill 8 people

By ASSOCIATED PRESS
May 31, 2010 22:56

LAHORE, Pakistan— A Pakistani government official says two gunmen have attacked a hospital in eastern Pakistan, killing at least eight people.

Rana Sanaullah, the law minister in Punjab province, said the gunmen have taken several patients hostage and police have surrounded the building. One of the gunmen is shooting at the police from the rooftop.

Muazzam Ali, a doctor at the hospital, says the gunmen were disguised in police uniforms.


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