Pakistan reacted to a coordinated deadly attack by Taliban group in Kabul city, calling it an act of terrorism.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Pakistan in a statement said “Pakistan strongly condemns the terrorist attack in Kabul this morning that has reportedly resulted in several causalities.”
The statement further added that “Pakistan condemns terrorism in all its forms and manifestations.”
Furthermore, the foreign ministry of Pakistan said “We offer our sympathies and condolences to the bereaved families. Such attacks are detrimental to the cause of peace, security and stability in Afghanistan.”
The Taliban group claimed responsibility for the attack in Pul-e-Mahmood Khan area of the city.
The ministry of interior officials had earlier said a group of militants initially detonated a car bomb and took position inside a building located close to the blast site.
Nasrat Rahimi, a spokesman for the interior ministry said the security forces have killed one of the militants during the clearance operation.
Meanwhile, Ministry of Interior said the Afghan forces killed all 5 assailants involved in the attack. ‘
The interior ministry in a statement said the attack claimed the lives of a child, a security guard of Shamshad TV and 2 soldiers of the Special Forces lost their lives in the attack.
According to Ministry of Interior, the attack also wounded 84 others.
the public health ministry officials had earlier said the rescue workers shifted 116 wounded civilians including 26 children and 5 women to hospital from the site of incident.