An injured man moves away from the site of a bomb blast in Kabul. File/Reuters
Gunmen disguised as police attacked a hospital in the Afghan capital, Kabul, on Tuesday, killing 16 people including two newborn babies, their mothers from a maternity clinic run by the international humanitarian organisation Doctors Without Borders.
While the Taliban’s takeover of Afghanistan is primarily a societal, security and economic disaster for Afghanistan, it also creates a climate of extreme danger for the West.
"The mother was in pain but was trying not to make any sound," said a midwife who helped deliver the baby girl and sever the umbilical cord with her bare hands.
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