Egypt condemns Afghanistan terrorist attacks

Ahram Online , Thursday 14 May 2020

At least 24 were killed Tuesday and five more Thursday in separate terrorist incidents in Afghanistan

Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Egypt condemned Thursday terrorist attacks that targeted a hospital in the Afghan capital Kabul and a funeral in the state of Nangarhar in eastern Afghanistan, killing and wounding dozens, including women and children.

In a statement, Egypt’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs offered condolences to the government and people of Afghanistan, and the victims' families, wishing the wounded a speedy recovery.

The ministry affirmed in its statement Egypt's complete rejection of all forms of terrorism, violence and extremism, and its solidarity with Afghanistan.

On Thursday, a truck packed with explosives blew up near a court in the eastern Afghan city of Gardez killing at least five people, Reuters reported.

Earlier on Tuesday, gunmen attacked a maternity hospital in Kabul, killing 24 people, including new mothers and newborn babies.

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