New Delhi, Jan 27: India on Saturday condemned the terror attack in diplomatic area in Kabul that left at least 95 persons dead. In a statement, Ministry of External Affairs said that there can be no justification for such reprehensible attacks and the perpetrators of these attacks and their supporters should be brought to justice. Taliban took the responsibility for the attack. Also Read - Ladakh Standoff: What India, China Discussed During 16-Hour Long Military-Level Talks | Read Here
Expressing solidarity with the victims of the attack, India said it stands ready to extend all possible assistance, including for treatment of those injured. “India stands in solidarity with the Government and the people of Afghanistan at this difficult times of mindless violence and terror imposed on them. We convey our heartfelt condolences to the next of kins of victims of these terror attacks and pray for speedy recovery to those injured. India stands ready to extend all possible assistance, including for treatment of those injured,” the statement added. Also Read - Ladakh Standoff: India-China Hold 10th Round of Military Talks For Further Disengagement | What to Expect
Reports claimed that terrorists drove an ambulance and exploded it near the sensitive diplomatic area in Kabul. Taliban took the responsibility for the attack. [Also read: India Condemns Kabul Hotel Attack, Says Strong Action Needed on Terror Safe Havens in Pakistan] Also Read - After Acknowledging Casualties, China Releases Galwan Clash Video
Witnesses said they saw a plume of smoke rising in the sky after the blast. The casualties are expected to rise as the injured were shifted to the nearest hospital for treatment. Kabul has seen a slew of terror attacks in recent days. In a similar attack, at least 4o people had lost their lives at Intercontinental hotel on January 20.