Militants donning police uniforms stormed a clinic in Afghanistan Tuesday, killing at least sixteen persons, together with two babies, triggering a move by the nation’s president to start a new offensive towards the Taliban and other insurgent teams in a further setback for U.S. efforts to extricate alone from its longest war.

The attack on the a hundred-mattress clinic in Kabul, which incorporates a maternity ward operate by the worldwide help group Medical professionals Without Borders, was carried out by 3 militants who repelled Afghan stability forces…