New Delhi, June 30 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee on Thursday strongly condemned the terrorist attack in Kabul.
“I am shocked and saddened to learn of the barbaric terrorist attack in Kabul today. The government and the people of India stand strongly by the government and people of Afghanistan.
“Such senseless acts of terror and violence must be met with determination and collective action. I convey my heartfelt condolences to the families of those who have lost their lives in the attack and pray for the speedy recovery of the injured,” he said.
Two suicide explosions hit a line of Afghan police buses in the western part of Kabul on Thursday, leaving at least 30 people dead, authorities said.
The attack, claimed by the Taliban, occurred at around midday in Qala-e-Haidar Khan, an area on the western outskirts of Kabul, and also injured nearly 60 others.