The Ambassador of the United Arab Emirates in Afghanistan Juma al-Kaabi died from wounds received during the January terrorist attack in Kandahar city. It is reported by Khaama Press.
“With deep sorrow we mourn the Martyr, fallen in the name of the nation, and private debt — righteous son of the Fatherland Juma Mohammed Abdullah al-Kaabi, who gave his pure soul for the whole world”, — quotes Agency the statement of the foreign Ministry of the UAE.
Al-Kaabi was trying to save in a month, but to do that doctors were unable. All the victims of the attack, which occurred on January 11, were seven people, 18 injured. Among the dead — five of UAE nationals. According to Abu Dhabi, they were members of the humanitarian mission was engaged in educational activities and development projects.
In Afghanistan’s civil war. The Taliban defeated the Americans and their local allies in 2001, again gained strength and lead large-scale offensive across the country. In recent months, the Taliban have launched intense fighting in Helmand province in the South, while attacks in Kabul. Target of the militants are mainly officials and employees of the Afghan security services.