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3.3 million cc of blood collected for deadly Kabul attack victims


Around 3.3 million cc of blood was collected across the country in an initiative launched by the provincial governors to show solidarity and support to the victims of deadly Kabul attack.

An official in Independent Directorate of Local Governance (IDLG) said public mobilization launched in 20 provinces following the attack to collect blood for the victims of the attack.

Acting Minister – Deputy Minister for Policy And Technical at IDLG, Nader Yama, said the mobilization was launched involving 13,000 Ulemas, tribal elders, young leaders and civil society activists.

He said press conferences were also held in different provinces to condemn the attack and demonstrate support to the Afghan security forces.

The Taliban militants claimed responsibility behind the deadly attack which was launched on Directorate of Security for Prominent Figures in capital Kabul earlier yesterday.

The security officials disclosed the latest casualties toll today and said at least 64 people were killed and 347 others were wounded in the attack.

The attack was widely condemned across the country as well as the international community with President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani calling the attack against the principles of Islam.

President Ghani visited the victims of the incident in Sardar Mohammad Daud Khan hosptial on Tuesday night and vowed revenge for each drop of blood. -KP


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