“No one asked their names”

Picture from aljazeera

From:  blogs.aljazeera.com

By:  Qais Azimy

“But the victims became a footnote, an anonymous footnote. Just the number 16. No one bothered to ask their ages, their hobbies, their aspirations. Worst of all, no one bothered to ask their names.

In honoring their memory, I write their names below, and the little we know about them: that nine of them were children, three were women.”

The dead:

Mohamed Dawood son of  Abdullah

Khudaydad son of Mohamed Juma

Nazar Mohamed

Payendo

Robeena Shatarina daughter of Sultan Mohamed

Zahra daughter of Abdul Hamid

Nazia daughter of Dost Mohamed

Masooma daughter of Mohamed Wazir

Farida daughter of Mohamed Wazir

Palwasha daughter of Mohamed Wazir

Nabia daughter of Mohamed Wazir

Esmatullah daughter of Mohamed Wazir

Faizullah son of Mohamed Wazir

Essa Mohamed son of Mohamed Hussain

Akhtar Mohamed son of Murrad Ali

The wounded:

Haji Mohamed Naim son of Haji Sakhawat

Mohamed Sediq son of Mohamed Naim

Parween

Rafiullah

Zardana

Zulheja

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