ABU DHABI, 11th January, 2017 (WAM) — H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Ruler’s Representative in the Western Region and Chairman of the Emirates Red Crescent Authority (ERC), mourned the UAE’s martyrs who died on the night of 10th January in a terrorist attack in Afghanistan.

Sheikh Hamdan expressed his pride at the deeds done by the UAE nationals in Afghanistan, who were martyred while performing a noble humanitarian duty and helping needy and vulnerable people. The UAE will continue to provide assistance to the Afghans and others in need around the world.

While mourning the victims, he prayed that they rest in peace, and asked Allah Almighty to reward them and accept them as martyrs.

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