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President Karzai Strongly Condemns the Bombings in Kabul City
Office of the Spokesman to the President


Arg, Kabul - H.E. Hamid Karzai, President of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, who is currently attending the second conference on the “Consolidation of Peace in Afghanistan” in Tokyo, strongly condemned the bombings in Kabul city.

According to reports, the enemies of Afghanistan detonated a bomb in the area of Khairkhana, killing one person and wounding four others.

The second incident occurred when the enemies of Afghanistan detonated another bomb in a handcart as a bus drove by. The bus, carrying army officers, was struck, veered out of control and crashed into some shops, setting them on fire. At least 39 army officers were wounded as a result.

Upon hearing the news of the incidents the President expressed his deep regret and said “The enemies of Afghanistan once again showed by attacking innocent civilians that they want to bring misery and destruction to Afghanistan, but the people of Afghanistan will never allow this to happen.”

“Afghanistan will continue to rebuild its security institutions and these incidents will never hurt the desire of the Afghan people for a better future.”

The President ordered the relevant authorities to investigate the incidents and bring the perpetrators of these attacks to justice.”

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

For further information, please contact:

Khaleeq Ahmad, Deputy Spokesman on International Affairs
Tel.: + 93 799 909 429


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