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AUS mourns the martyrs of Kandahar terrorist act
American University of Sharjah mourns the passing away of a number of UAE nationals in the terrorist bombing at the headquarters of the Governor of Kandahar in Afghanistan on Tuesday, January 10.
As a mark of respect and in accordance with the directive of the Ministry of Presidential Affairs, AUS will fly the flag at half-mast for three days in honor of the martyrs who gave their lives in defense of humanitarian causes.
Earlier, UAE President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan has mourned, with deep sorrow and grief, the loss of the UAE nationals and prayed to Allah Almighty to bestow mercy and forgiveness upon them.
The UAE martyrs have been named as Mohammed Ali Zainal Al Bastaki, Abdullah Mohammed Essa Obaid Al Kaabi, Ahmed Rashid Salim Ali Al Mazroui, Ahmed Abdul Rahman Ahmad Al Tunaiji, and Abdul Hamid Sultan Abdullah Ibrahim Al Hammadi, who had been on a mission to carry out humanitarian, educational and development projects in the Republic of Afghanistan.