Pakistan deplores the rocket assault in Afghanistan’s capital, Kabul, that has left many individuals useless and dealt accidents to a number of, Foreign Office spokesperson Zahid Hafeez Chaudhri stated in an announcement on Saturday.
“We convey our heartfelt condolences to the families of all those who lost their lives and pray for the early and complete recovery of the injured,” Chaudhri stated.
He stated at a time when the worldwide group’s efforts in the direction of the Afghan peace course of had been transferring ahead, it was essential to be vigilant in opposition to the spoilers who had been working to undermine the peace efforts.
“Pakistan reiterates its condemnation of terrorism in all its forms and manifestations. We express our full solidarity and support for Afghanistan and its fraternal people,” the spokesperson added.
At least eight individuals had been killed and 31 extra wounded in a collection of loud explosions that shook central Kabul right this moment morning.
The rockets slammed into varied elements of central and north Kabul — together with close to the closely fortified Green Zone that homes embassies and worldwide corporations.
“This morning, the terrorists fired 23 rockets on the city of Kabul,” inside ministry spokesman Tariq Arian stated.
Arian confirmed eight individuals have been killed thus far and 31 wounded.
Health ministry spokeswoman Masooma Jafari had earlier put the toll at 5 useless, 21 wounded.
Photos and movies circulating on-line confirmed a number of buildings with harm to partitions and home windows, together with at a big a medical complicated.
No group instantly claimed the blasts and the Taliban denied duty.
Recent huge assaults in Kabul, together with two horrific assaults on instructional establishments that killed almost 50 individuals in latest weeks, observe a well-known sample within the aftermath, with the Taliban denying any involvement whereas the Afghan authorities pins the blame on them or their proxies.
United States Ambassador to Afghanistan Ross Wilson condemned the assault in a collection of tweets.
“I condemn this morning’s rocket and IED explosions in Kabul. Afghans should not have to live in terror. My condolences to the victims and those families of those killed and wounded,” he wrote.