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Blood donation drive for Kabul attack victims kicks off

Blood donation drive for Kabul attack victims kicks off

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Apr 20, 2016 - 17:15

CHARIKARinfo-icon (Pajhwok): Dozens of people, including government officials, in central Parwan province on Wednesday donated 30,000cc of blood to those injured in Tuesday’s suicide bombing in Kabulinfo-icon.

At least 64 people were killed and 347 others wounded as a result of a suicide car bombing on in the 16 th police district of Kabul. The blast allowed attackers to enter government offices, sparking an hour-long gunbattle with security forces.

Nearly 55 people visited the hospital for blood donation as part of a campaign that would continue for the next two days, Director of Public Healthinfo-icon Mohammad Qasim Saeedi said.

Governor Mohammad Asim Asim offered condolences to the victims’ families, saying that he and other people had donated bloods to the injured to share the grief of the victims and help them.

A student of Parwan University, Mohammad Ebad Naderi, said he had also donated 500cc of blood for the injured. He asked the people to donate blood to help the injured.

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