Washington: The US has strongly condemned the suicide attack on worshipers at a mosque in Afghanistan, saying the Afghan people deserve a “terror-free future”. 46 people were killed in this attack. The Islamic State terrorist organization has claimed responsibility for the suicide attack on a Shia mosque full of worshipers in the city of Kunduz in northern Afghanistan.
This is the new case in a series of attacks by Islamic State targeting Afghanistan’s new Taliban rulers, religious institutions and members of the country’s minority Shia Muslims, in which at least 46 people have been killed and many injured. Have become. In a statement released on Friday, US State Department spokesman Ned Price said the US strongly condemns Friday’s attack on worshipers at a mosque in northern Afghanistan.
“We offer our deepest condolences to the dead and their families. The Afghan people deserve a terror-free future,” Price said. “Obviously, any loss is a great tragedy, and our condolences go out to the families of those who have lost their loved ones,” White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki said at her daily news conference on Friday.
“We will of course continue to work in partnership with leaders in the region to get out of Afghanistan those who stand by our side, who want to leave,” Saki said. This is something that we are talking about here and work is going on there.”
Islamic State’s Afghanistan affiliate, known as Islamic State Khorasan (ISIS-K), has increased attacks on several Afghan cities since the Taliban captured Kabul on August 15 and carried out the deadly suicide attack on Kabul airport on August 26. In which about 170 Afghan and 13 American military personnel were killed.