The U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has said the Afghans deserve an end to senseless acts of violence like the recent Kabul attack.

Secretary Pompeo said in a Twitter post that “Afghans deserve an end to senseless acts of violence like the recent Kabul attack. As I highlighted during my visit last week, the hour has come for peace in #Afghanistan.”

Furthermore, Secretary Pompeo said the U.S. remains committed to the Afghan Peace Process and to helping those who seek a peaceful future.

A group of Taliban militants launched a complex attack by detonating a car bomb close to Gulbahar Township in 16th district of Kabul city at 9 am on Monday.

The interior ministry said the attack claimed the lives of a child, a security guard of Shamshad TV and 2 soldiers of the Special Forces.