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Non-Profit CEO Believes Hospital Shooting Politically Motivated

  • Carrie Dedrick
    Religious persecution, missions, Christianity around the world
  • 2014 Apr 25
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The CEO of CURE International, the non-profit organization that runs charity hospitals and programs in 29 countries, believes that the shooting in Kabul was not religiously motivated.

Dale Brantner, CEO of the Pennsylvania-based organization said that he believes the shooting was for political reasons; the attacked did not target Christians.

In a phone interview with the AP, Brantner said Christians were usually respected in Muslim culture.

Branter expressed grief over the death of Dr. Jerry Umanos, a specialist in medical care of premature babies. The names of the two other doctors who were victims in the attack have not yet been released.


Publication date: April 25, 2014