India Condemns Kabul Bombing That Killed Over 60

The Ministry expressed sincere condolences to the families of the victims of the cowardly attack and wished early recovery to the injured.

India Condemns Kabul Bombing That Killed Over 60
Afghan men investigate in a wedding hall after a deadly bomb blast in Kabul on August 18, 2019. - More than 60 people were killed and scores wounded in an explosion targeting a wedding in the Afghan capital, authorities said on August 18, the deadliest attack in Kabul in recent months. (Photo by Wakil KOHSAR / AFP)
By: ABP News Bureau
Updated: 18 Aug 2019 10:57 PM
New Delhi: India on Sunday condemned the horrific suicide attack at a Kabul wedding hall in which over 60 people were killed.

In a statement, the the Ministry of External Affairs called for the perpetrators of the terror attack and those who provide them shelter to be brought to justice immediately.


The Ministry expressed sincere condolences to the families of the victims of the cowardly attack and wished early recovery to the injured.

"India calls for the perpetrators of this heinous terror attack and those who provide shelter to be brought to justice expeditiously," the statement said.

At least 63 people were killed and more than 180 were wounded when a suicide bomber targeted a wedding hall in the west of Kabul, packed with hundreds of guests on Saturday night.

Interior Ministry spokesman Nusrat Rahimi said the blast, which occurred around 10.40 p.m. on Saturday was a suicide bombing.

The Islamic State has claimed responsibility for the attack, while the Taliban has condemned it.

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