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India condemns 'barbaric, dastardly' Kabul terror attack, offers all possible help

PTI
Published Jan 27, 2018, 8:15 pm IST
Updated Jan 27, 2018, 8:16 pm IST
An explosives-laden ambulance blew up in a crowded area of Kabul, killing at least 95 people and wounding 158 others.
 A relative of a victim is helped as he cries after a deadly suicide attack in Kabul. (Photo: AP)
  A relative of a victim is helped as he cries after a deadly suicide attack in Kabul. (Photo: AP)

New Delhi: India on Saturday strongly condemned the "barbaric and dastardly" terrorist attack in Kabul targeting innocent civilians, and extended all possible
assistance, including for treatment of the injured.

"There can be no justification for such reprehensible attacks. The perpetrators of these attacks and their supporters should be brought to justice," the Ministry of External Affairs said in a statement.

 

It also noted that Saturday's blast followed the cowardly terror attack on children and civilians in Jalalabad on January 24.

India stands in solidarity with the government and the people of Afghanistan at this difficult times of mindless violence and terror imposed on them.

"We convey our heartfelt condolences to the next of kin of the victims of these terror attacks and pray for speedy recovery of those injured. India stands ready to extend all possible assistance, including for treatment of those injured," it said.

An explosives-packed ambulance blew up in a crowded area of Kabul on Saturday, killing at least 95 people and wounding 158 others.

The Taliban-claimed assault was one of the biggest blasts to rock the war-torn city in recent years. 

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Location: India, Delhi, New Delhi




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