The Taliban conveyed its sympathies to the Republic of Indonesia and the Indonesian people over the powerful earthquake that devastatingly shook the Indonesian province of Java and left hundreds of people dead and injured.
In a statement on Monday, November 21, the Taliban Ministry of Foreign Affairs offered its condolences to Indonesia and the families of those who had died and been injured in the earthquake that left 268 people dead, hundreds injured, and many more still missing.
According to the statement, the Taliban supplicated to God to “grant Jannah to the victims & swift recovery to the injured.”
The Indonesian National Agency for Disaster Management reportedly stated that while the death toll has leaped to 268, a further 151 people are still missing and more than 1,000 people are wounded as a result of the earthquake.
According to the United States Geological Survey (USGS), the 5.6-magnitude earthquake struck the Cianjur district of West Java on Monday at a depth of 10 kilometers, causing buildings to fall as schools were in session.
Over 58,000 people have been displaced as a result of the earthquake, according to the head of the country’s Agency for Disaster Management, Major General Suharyanto. international media reported.