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Saudi Arabia condemns terror attack targeting the ministry of telecommunications in Kabul

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has condemned the coordinated attack which targeted the ministry of telecommunications and information technology in Kabul city on Saturday.

“An official source at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs has expressed the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s condemnation of the double terrorist attack on the Ministry of Communications in the Afghan capital Kabul which resulted in killing and injuring a number people,” the Saudi Press Agency reported.

It also added that “The source expressed condolences to the families of the victims, the government and the brotherly Afghan people, wishing a speedy recovery for the injured, stressing the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s stand with the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan against terrorism and extremism.”

The Ministry of Interior officials have confirmed that the death toll from yesterday’s attack in Kabul has climbed to 10 as three more civilians succumbed to their injuries.

Interior ministry spokesman Nasrat Rahimi confirmed that three civilians who had sustained injuries in the attack, died late on Saturday.

Rahimi further added two women and five men were among those killed while five other civilians sustained injuries.

According to Rahimi, three security personnel also lost their lives in the attack.