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Bereaved families of Jalalabad massacre get aid

Bereaved families of Jalalabad massacre get aid

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May 14, 2015 - 16:33

JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Different charity organizations on Thursday disbursed cash and food assistance among bereaved families of those killed in Jalalabad massacre in eastern Nangarhar province.

The families of those dead demanded the perpetrators behind the carnage should be punished as per law of the land.

The organizations divided each affected family with edible items worth $100 while two of the families were supported with 20,000 afs cash money.

Baz Mohammad Abid, director of Baz Charity Foundation, told Pajhwok Afghan News edible items included flour, edible oil, beans and other stuff. “We collected 270,000 afs from people to support the affected families. We bought edible items with the money and distributed among them,” he added.

Saeed-ur-Rahman Momin said they had gathered donations worth 100,000 afs which they distributed among the families.

Jahangir, a relative of a deceased, said: “I lost my brother in Kabulinfo-icon Bank incident in Jalalabad and the government claimed that they had arrested the culprits. I strongly demand the government to hang them.”

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