Pakistan strongly condemns rocket attacks in Kabul

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: Pakistan has strongly condemned rocket attacks at Afghanistan’s Kabul City which resulted in the loss of precious lives and injuries to many.

“We convey our heartfelt condolences to the families of all those who lost their lives and pray for the early and complete recovery of the injured,” the Foreign Office Spokesperson Zahid Hafeez Chaudhri said in a statement on Saturday.

The Spokesperson said that at a time when the International Community’s efforts towards the Afghan peace process are moving forward it is important to be vigilant against the spoilers who are working to undermine the peace efforts.

“Pakistan reiterates its condemnation of terrorism in all its forms and manifestations,” the Spokesperson said.

“We express our full solidarity and support for Afghanistan and its fraternal people.”

Earlier in the morning, a series of explosions caused by rocket attacks rocked the Central Kabul.

The Afghan Ministry of Interior Affairs Spokesperson Tariq Arian said that 14 rockets were fired in densely populated areas of the City, resulting in at least three days and injuries to dozen others.