Death toll in September 30 Attack in Western Kabul Increases to 53, Says UNAMA

Monday, 10/03/2022

The United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) has announced that the number of casualties in the attack at the Kaj educational center in Kabul has increased to 53 killed of which 46 are girls.

According to UNAMA, the number of injured people has increased to 110.

UNAMA confirmed that its human rights department continues to document the crimes in Afghanistan.

UNAMA announced the updated statistics of Friday’s deadly attack in western Kabul, while female students held demonstrations in Kabul, Herat, Bamiyan and Balkh to protest against the genocide of Hazaras of Afghanistan.

Meanwhile, a Twitter campaign which started with the hashtag "#StopHazaraGenocide" has been tweeted more than a million times on the micro-blogging site.

The attack, wherein victims have all been students, has also faced a strong reaction globally.

Along with Afghan artists, politicians, and cultural activists, well-known figures such as Elif Shafaq, the well-known Turkish-British novelist have joined the campaign to call for a stop to the genocide of Hazara community in Afghanistan.

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