Today, January 20, marks the seventh death anniversary of seven MOBY Group employees who lost their lives in an attack in Kabul in 2016.
A blast targeted a vehicle carrying MOBY Group employees that left seven people dead, and more than 20 others wounded.
The blast happened on January 20, 2016.
Family members of the victims called on the Islamic Emirate to provide job and education opportunities for the people in the country.
Abdul Hussein Faqiryar is a survivor of the incident. Faqiryar lost hit eyesight in the blast.
“When the blast happened, I didn’t feel it and I was in emergency room for one week. After I was dismissed from the emergency room, I saw that my situation was so deteriorated,” he said.
“It was after the evening Azan. We heard that there was a blast on the employees of MOBY Group in the Darul-Aman,” said Baqir Amiri, brother of Hossein Amiri.
The seven employees of MOBY Group who lost their lives in the blasts, are Mohammad Jawad Hussaini, Zainab Mirzaee, Mehri Azizi, Mariam Ibrahimi, Mohammad Hussain, Mohammad Ali Mohammadi, and Hussain Amiri.
“I hope that no family, particularly the media family, will not face suffering anymore,” said Hujatullah Mujaddidi, head of the Afghanistan Independent Journalists Union.
The media supporting organizations and journalists called on the caretaker government to address the challenges of the media in the country and added that no media family members should face violation.