The inhumane homicides of 24 ladies, youngsters and children at an emergency clinic in the Afghan capital was horrendous enough.

However, as Frederic Bonnot cleared his path through the projectile baffled maternity unit, he understood something else.

Cautioning: Readers may discover subtleties in this story upsetting

The aggressors had strolled straight past various different wards, all closer to the passage of Kabul’s Dasht-e-Barchi clinic, and made straight for the maternity unit.

To him, it implied a certain something: this was no misstep.

“What I found in the maternity exhibits it was an efficient shooting of the moms,” Bonnot, Medicin Sans Frontiere’s (MSF) Head of Programs in Afghanistan, said. “They experienced the rooms in the maternity, shooting ladies in their beds. It was efficient.

“They came to slaughter the moms.”


Amina was only two hours old when the assault began.

The young lady was the third youngster for Bibi Nazia and her significant other, Rafiullah. Back at home, they previously had a young lady and a kid.

Nazia had gone to the emergency clinic with her mom, and Amina was conceived at 08:00.

It ought to have been a day of festivity for Rafiullah. Be that as it may, at 10:00, the assault started. Blasts were heard by individuals outside the clinic complex. Those with loved ones inside hurried to the scene – including Rafiullah.

“He ran from side to side. Be that as it may, he was unable to do anything, nobody permitted him to head inside,” his cousin Hamidullah Hamidi disclosed to BBC Pashto.

Media captionNineteen babies are being thought about at the Ataturk Children’s Hospital

Inside the dividers of the medical clinic, three shooters were traveling through the 55-bed maternity unit, which has been controlled by MSF since 2014.

A sum of 26 moms and moms to-be were inside at that point. Ten figured out how to escape to safe rooms; the other 16 – including Bibi Nazia and Amina – were not all that fortunate.

Three of the 16 moms were shot and slaughtered in the conveyance room, alongside their unborn infants.

Bibi Nazia was among the other eight moms slaughtered; little Amina was shot in the legs. Five more were injured. Two little youngsters were likewise murdered in the gore, alongside a maternity specialist.

One lady, named distinctly as Khadija, disclosed to Reuters news office how one of the shooters had pointed his weapon at her, before turning it on two others.


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here