A New born baby died due to road blockage fir securing the Loya Jirga
Reporter: Firdous Rasouli
A new born baby died in Kabul fifth security District today. According to the new born baby family while they were willing to transfer this kid to hospital, roadblock caused the death of their child. They claim that they were prevented from reaching to hospital due to the security measures of the Peace Consultative Loya Jirga. The baby’s family says their kid died on the road due to a heart attack. The family claim that they did not get permission from the police to cross the area with much effort, and their child died in the car.
The incident, although has shocked Kabul citizens, they call on security forces, especially on Kabul Police Chief, to give the opportunity to patients in the current situation where security measures are being taken for the Loya Jirga. On the other hand, some other citizens say that, although this situation is disturbing to them, but they will not hesitate to achieve peace in the country. Abdul Hadi, a taxi driver in Kabul, who has earned no money since morning, says: ” news of the death of this baby was shocking, the police should allow those who are ill or sick, but in any case, we are ready to sacrifice to peace in the country, if this sacrifice would be from life purpose and financially but we wish that this meeting would bring the right path to the end of the war in the country.”
The Peace Consultative Jirga is scheduled to take place tomorrow with participating of 3000 people from around the country in the tent of Loya Jirga in Kabul city. The meeting is scheduled to open in the presence of the president and participants are expected to provide talks with the Taliban and a roadmap for peace as the government’s lines of peace talks.