Body of kidnapped psychiatrist from Mazar-e-Sharif found
18 November 2021: Update: In Mazar-e-Sharif city, Balkh, Nawabad area, a doctor who was kidnapped by gunmen in September was found dead. Sources: Afghan Islamic Press News Agency I  and Afghan Islamic Press News Agency II Return to Afghanistan home page more
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In 2020 health workers were killed and injured, kidnapped or arrested. Threats and hostilities between warring parties caused health facilities to suspend or partially suspend services, which deprived up to 3 million people of access to health care. The presence of improvised explosive devices prevented health workers from accessing clinics. Data.

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