ISIS Claims Responsibility For Attack On Save The Children Office In Jalalabad, Afghanistan

The Guardian: ISIS claims attack on Save the Children office in Afghanistan
“Gunmen stormed the offices of Save the Children in Jalalabad on Wednesday, killing at least six people and wounding 27 in an attack claimed by Islamic State. The latest assault on a foreign charity in Afghanistan underlined the growing dangers for aid workers in the country, who have become casualties of an increase in militant violence in recent years…” (Safi, 1/24).

New York Times: Deadly ISIS Attack Hits an Aid Group, Save the Children, in Afghanistan
“…Save the Children, a global charity that provides aid in 120 countries, said it had suspended all Afghanistan operations. It had been working in 16 of Afghanistan’s 34 provinces, reaching more than 700,000 children…” (Ghazi/Mashal, 1/24).

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