The United Nations mission in Afghanistan has condemned Wednesday’s assault exterior the Taliban Overseas Ministry in Kabul that killed no less than 5 folks.
Kabul safety division, Khalid Zadran stated that the Taliban condemns such “heinous” assaults and can punish the perpetrators, TOLOnews reported.
Zadran stated the explosion occurred on the road of the Overseas Ministry. The Afghan information company stated victims of the blast close to the overseas ministry in Kabul have been taken to the Emergency Hospital.
In a press release, United Nations Help Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) stated expressed its condolences to the affected households and stated that violence will not be a part of any answer to convey lasting peace to Afghanistan.
“UNAMA condemns right this moment’s assault exterior dfa Overseas Ministry in Kabul. Reviews of quite a few casualties, together with civilians. Rising insecurity is of grave concern. Violence will not be a part of any answer to convey lasting peace to #Afghanistan. Our condolences to the households affected,” UNAMA tweeted.
Earlier on Tuesday, emergency hospital in Kabul stated greater than 40 sufferers have been acquired at Emergency’s Surgical Centre for Warfare Victims within the capital metropolis following an explosion that passed off at 16:00 Afghan time, close to the Ministry of Overseas Affairs.
“Casualty numbers are persevering with to rise because the state of affairs unfolds,” the assertion added. Stefano Sozza, Emergency’s Nation Director in Afghanistan: “the demise toll continues to be rising.”
In a tweet, former Afghan President Hamid Karzai “strongly” condemned the blast and known as it a terrorist act.
A lot of blasts have been reported in Afghanistan for the reason that begin of 2023. A number of blasts have been reported within the capital metropolis this month together with one yr Kabul army airport. Final month, a Chinese language-owned resort was focused within the coronary heart of Kabul.
Because the Taliban took over Afghanistan in August 2021, armed teams linked to the Afghan department of the Islamic State have carried out bombings concentrating on ethnic Hazaras, Afghan Shias, Sufis, and others, killing and injuring lots of.
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