Pakistan strongly condemns terrorist attack in Kabul

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: Pakistan has strongly condemned the terrorist attack in the Afghan Capital Kabul on Monday morning that has reportedly resulted in several causalities, the Dispatch News Desk (DND) news agency reported.

A powerful car bomb blast rocked Kabul’s Puli Mahmood Khan neighborhood early on Monday, leaving 65 people including nine children injured.

“Pakistan condemns terrorism in all its forms and manifestations,” said a statement issued by the Foreign Office in Islamabad.

“We offer our sympathies and condolences to the bereaved families. Such attacks are detrimental to the cause of peace, security and stability in Afghanistan,” it added.

Pakistan hands over list of 261 Indian prisoners to New Delhi

Meanwhile, the government of Pakistan today handed over a list of 261 Indian prisoners which included 52 civil and 209 fishermen incarcerated in Pakistan Jails to the High Commission of India in Islamabad.

The Foreign Office said that this step is consistent with the provisions of the Consular Access Agreement between Pakistan and India signed on May 21, 2008 under which both the neighboring Countries are required to exchange lists of prisoners in each other’s custody twice a year, on January 1 and July 1, respectively.

The Indian government will also share the list of Pakistani prisoners with Pakistan High Commission in New Delhi.

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