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Afghan hospital medic says 3 dead after suicide bomber, militants storm police station

An Afghan injured policeman receives treatment as he sits in a wheelchair, at Lashkar Gah Hospital, after a suicide attack in the city of Lashkar Gah, capital of Helmand Province southern of Kabul, Afghanistan, Sunday, April, 19, 2015. Insurgents armed with guns and explosives entered a police station in Afghanistan's southern city of Lashkar Gah on Sunday after a suicide bomber detonated explosives at the gate of the compound allowing the others to gain entry, a senior policeman said. (AP Photo/Abdul Khaliq)

An Afghan injured policeman receives treatment as he sits in a wheelchair, at Lashkar Gah Hospital, after a suicide attack in the city of Lashkar Gah, capital of Helmand Province southern of Kabul, Afghanistan, Sunday, April, 19, 2015. Insurgents armed with guns and explosives entered a police station in Afghanistan's southern city of Lashkar Gah on Sunday after a suicide bomber detonated explosives at the gate of the compound allowing the others to gain entry, a senior policeman said. (AP Photo/Abdul Khaliq)  (The Associated Press)

A doctor at a hospital in southern Afghanistan says three bodies were received after a suicide bomber attacked a police station in the capital of Helmand province.

Provincial police chief Gen. Nabi Jan Mullahkhail says three people were wounded when a suicide bomber struck the gate of the compound in Lashkar Gah late Sunday, allowing two other militants to enter.

But Dr. Darwesh at the Emergency hospital, an international charity, says it received the bodies of two policemen and one civilian. He says 11 other people wounded in the attack are being treated there. He asked that his last name not be published because he was not authorized to brief the media.

No group has claimed responsibility for the attack. The Taliban have long been active in the province.