Modi condemns Kabul attacks

New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday condemned the separate bomb attacks in Afghanistan’s capital Kabul, which killed at least 35 people.

“I strongly condemn the gruesome & cowardly attacks in Afghanistan. My thoughts are with families of the deceased & prayers with the injured,” the Prime Minister’s Office said in a tweet.

At least 35 people were killed and hundreds more injured in separate bomb attacks in Kabul on Friday and Saturday.

A suicide bomber blew himself up near the city’s police academy on Friday evening, killing 20 recruits, while a truck bomb went off in the early Saturday in the largely residential Shah Shahid area, causing one of the largest explosions the city has ever experienced and leaving 15 dead.

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