Modi condemns Kabul suicide attack

Modi condemns Kabul suicide attack

New Delhi, June 20 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi condemned Monday’s suicide attack in Kabul in which at least 13 persons, mostly Nepalese, were killed.

“We strongly condemn the horrible tragedy in Kabul,” Modi tweeted.

“Our deep condolences to people and governments of Afghanistan and Nepal on the loss of innocent lives,” he added.

At least 13 persons were killed and 25 injured when a suicide bomber struck a bus carrying security personnel in Kabul. Most victims were foreign security guards, mostly from Nepal, a security official said.

Modi said “steps were being taken to provide all relevant assistance to the Nepal government in this hour of tragedy”.

The Taliban has claimed responsibility for the attack.

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