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Egypt condemns Afghanistan terrorist attacks

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

Ahram Online , Thursday 14 May 2020
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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