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President Hamid Karzai Strongly Condemns Terrorist Attack in Kabul


His Excellency Hamid Karzai, President of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, strongly condemned today’s terrorist attack in central Kabul.

The terrorists attacked a police bus near the police headquarters in Kabul city this morning which martyred 22 police officers and a number of civilians and injured many others.

The President expressed his deep sadness at the death of police officers and civilians and said, “These police instructors trained our young Afghan policemen and worked hard to strengthen security in the country.”

“The enemies of Afghanistan, by committing these inhumane acts, want to prevent Afghanistan from strengthening of its national institutions and its national police and army. They carry out their terrorist attacks in places of Afghanistan where reconstruction work is progressing smoothly as they have tried to hamper the progress of work on Kabul-Bamyan and Kandahar-Farah roads.”

“Despite these terrorist attacks, Afghanistan will continue to move towards peace and stability and thousands of young Afghans will continue to join the Afghan police force and play their crucial role in defeating their enemies and strengthening security in the country.”

The President expressed his heartfelt sympathies and condolences to the families of the victims, and prayed for the full and speedy recovery of the injured. 

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