Touching images launched Wednesday present new child infants who survived an attack at a maternity ward within the Afghan capital of Kabul.
The infants have been moved to the Ataturk Youngsters’s Hospital within the nation after surviving the attack on the Kabul hospital the place the humanitarian group Medical doctors With out Borders runs a maternity clinic on Tuesday.
The newborns are proven wrapped in swaddling blankets and sporting diapers within the images. In one of many photographs, three of the newborns share a single mattress on the Ataturk Hospital.
Among the moms of the pictured infants have been killed when a lot of gunman clad in police uniforms stormed the maternity ward and started taking pictures and throwing grenades, Reuters reported.
No less than 16 individuals have been slain in Tuesday’s hospital attack, together with two newborns and several other nurses.
Police forces within the metropolis engaged in an hours-long standoff with the attackers, who have been ultimately killed within the shootout.
In separate attack on Tuesday, a suicide bomber in Nangarhar province — an ISIS hotbed — focused the funeral, killing 24 individuals and wounding 68.