ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: Pakistan on Monday strongly condemned the terrorist attack at the military academy in Kabul as the militants have intensified their insurgent activities in the Afghan Capital which has witnessed fourth deadly terrorist attacks within a few days.
Earlier in the morning, militants affiliated with Islamic State (IS) outfit carried out an attack near the Marshal Fahim military academy in Kabul, killing 11 soldiers and injuring 15 others.
“We convey our sincere condolences at the loss of precious human lives in this attack,” said a statement issued by the Foreign Office in Islamabad.
The statement said that the government and the people of Pakistan convey solidarity and support to the government and people of Afghanistan on this attack.
“We convey our deepest sympathies with the families of those who have lost their loved ones and pray for the early recovery of the injured. Pakistanis feel the intense pain and agony of our Afghan brothers and sisters,” it said.
The statement further said that Pakistan reiterates its strong condemnation of terrorism in all its forms and manifestations, especially the series of heinous attacks within the last week in Afghanistan.
It is clearly enunciated in “Paigham-e-Pakistan” – the fatwa issued unanimously by more than 1800 Pakistani Ulema of all schools of thought stipulating that no cause or ends justify acts of terrorism and condemning suicide bombings.
“We emphasize the need for concerted efforts and effective cooperation among all states to eradicate the scourge of terrorism,” the statement added.