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Doctors without borders express shock over killing of staff




The worldwide medical humanitarian organisation Médecins Sans Frontières in any other case referred to as Medical doctors With out Borders (MSF) has expressed shock over the killing of one among its workers, Mohammed Hassan by armed individuals in Zamfara State northwest Nigeria.

A press release by MSF on Wednesday stated Mohammad Hassan, a 37-year-old nurse, employed by MSF in Shinkafi, Zamfara State in northwest Nigeria was killed on October 2 when armed people opened hearth on the general public automobile wherein he was travelling.

The assertion stated the whole organisation remained “shocked and deeply saddened by the information of the dying of our colleague. Our ideas at this tragic time are along with his household and mates. We’re supporting them in these troublesome circumstances.”

The assertion added that Mohammad’s tragic dying was an instance of the rising violence in northwest Nigeria that’s deeply affecting the lives of the inhabitants and has pushed 1000’s of individuals from their properties.

The assertion stated: “MSF condemns the assault and requires the respect of civilians and humanitarian employees.

“In Zamfara state, MSF gives medical humanitarian help to the populations of Anka, Gusau, and Zurmi.
In Shinkafi, MSF groups run a 33-bed therapeutic feeding centre and an inpatient paediatric division in Shinkafi basic hospital. We additionally present psychological well being consultations and supply look after survivors of sexual and gender-based violence.”

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