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Ghani vows revenge, announces a day of mourning

Ghani vows revenge, announces a day of mourning

Jul 23, 2016 - 21:05

KABUL (Pajhwok): Vowing revenge for Saturday’s twin powerful explosions that killed and wounded hundreds of people, President Ashraf Ghani announced a national day of mourning to be observed on Sunday.

The suicide blasts ripped through crowds of Hazara tribesmen protesting against a change in the route of a multimillion transnational power project in Kabul at 2:30pm, killing at least 80 people and injuring 231 others.

President Ghani on Saturday evening called an emergency meeting at the President Palace and vowed retaliation for the attack.

The president formed a commission headed by the Attorney General to thoroughly investigate the attack, claimed by the Islamic State.

The president said every one found guilty in the attack would be punished.

The Taliban in a statement denied involvement in the attack, but the Islamic State or Daesh on their website said their two suicide bombers attacked the crowds.



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