International Assistance Mission

August 7, 2010 by staff 

International Assistance Mission, Foreign Workers Medical Assistance Missions International are among the 10 killed in Afghanistan. It was learned that the medical team was attacked as he returned to Kabul after the two-week mission in Nuristan. Those selected to travel through the province of Badakhstan to return to the capital, and he thought it would be the safest route for them.

The team of foreign doctors from the International Assistance Mission is a Christian non-profit organizations are considered as the longest serving non-governmental organization operating in Afghanistan.

Dirk International Assistance Mission Frans said: “This tragedy adversely affect our ability to continue serving the Afghan people and international Assistance Mission (IAM) has been doing since 1966, hope that will not stop our work that benefits more a quarter of a million Afghans each year. ”

The dead foreign medical workers are believed to be composed of six Americans, one Briton and one German, who worked for an international charity that provides eye care and medical support. Was identified among the dead was the team leader Tom Little, an optometrist from Delmar, New York, who has been working in Afghanistan for more than 30 years and Dr. Karen Woo, London.

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