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Kabul suicide bombing: India, Pakistan condemn it; 80 killed, over 200 injured

A Suicide Bomber On Saturday Detonated His Explosives-packed Clothing Among A Large Crowd Of Demonstrators, Officials And Witnesses Said.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Ankit Pal | Updated on: 24 Jul 2016, 07:35:20 AM

Kabul:

Both India and Pakistan have condemned the deadly suicide bombing attack in Kabul (Afghanistan), claimed by terror outfit Islamic State. According to latest inputs, at least 80 people have been killed and over 200 injured in the tragic incident.

A suicide bomber on Saturday detonated his explosives-packed clothing among a large crowd of demonstrators, officials and witnesses said.

Foreign Office (FO) said in a statement that "Pakistan strongly condemns the dastardly terrorist acts in Kabul".

"The government and the people of Pakistan extend their sincere condolences and profound sympathies to the families of the bereaved people and convey their earnest prayers and wishes for early recovery of those injured in this heinous act of terrorism," it said.

President Pranab Mukherjee and Prime Minister Narendra Modi also condemned a suicide attack in Kabul, saying India stands by Afghanistan in opposing all forms of terrorism.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi condoled loss of lives in "senseless violence".

(with PTI inputs)

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First Published : 24 Jul 2016, 07:31:00 AM