Taliban Attack On Aid Groups Working In Afghanistan Deadliest Among In-Country NGOs In More Than 1 Year
New York Times: Taliban Train Sights on Aid Groups, an Ominous Turn in Afghanistan
“A Taliban attack on two aid organizations last week, the deadliest episode in a recent surge of violence against humanitarian workers in Afghanistan, is a signal to many that as peace talks falter, the insurgents are lashing out against so-called soft targets. Wednesday’s attack killed three workers for CARE, the American aid group, and at least six others, most of them civilians. Aid workers said the true death toll was 13. In either case, it was the single biggest loss of life among the country’s 2,000 nongovernmental organizations in more than a year…” (Nordland, 5/13).
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