Save the Children suspends work in Afghanistan after attack

4e5ccdf45f65af6d4ca605c982f28ad7 - Save the Children suspends work in Afghanistan after attack

The aid organization Save the Children to suspend its work in Afghanistan after the attack on its office in Jalalabad. The priority is the safety of personnel, it sounds .At least two people were killed.

Save the Children says in a statement that all of its programs in Afghanistan have been temporarily suspended and its offices closed.

“We want to make our activities as soon as possible to resume, as soon as we are sure it is safe,” says a spokesman.

The attackers had explosives explode for the building of the organisation stormed. There were then about fifty employees have been present. The attack began around 9 a.m. local time (6 pm (Belgian time). In the afternoon heard an AFP correspondent still shots and the area was closed by the police and the army.

The organization IS left via voice Amaq know that a suicide bomber had carried out aimed at the British and Swedish organizations, and Afghan government buildings in the city. Previously had the taliban denied that they have something to do with the attack.

The ngo Save the Children since 1976 active in Afghanistan. Their work reaches almost 1.4 million children.

Leave a Comment