Abdullah hits out at terrorists for attacking holy places
KABUL (Pajhwok): Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Abdullah Abdullah on Wednesday said terrorist groups had no respect for Islamic values and with the help of their international partners they strived to harm unity among Afghans.
In a statement from his officer, the CEO denounced the overnight attack on a Shiite gathering at the Kart-i-Sakhi shrine in Kabul, saying the Taliban and other terrorist groups always insulted holy places, specially mosques and shrines.
Terrorist groups deliberately carried out attacks on mosques and shrines as they had no respect for Islamic values. Their main target is to divide people in different ways, but they would never succeed in their sinister plans, the statement quoted the CEO as saying.
He said the country was going through a critical period. Terrorist groups could not bear the success of unity government on domestic and global level thus they were trying to use every possible way to safeguard their interest and hamper government achievements.
Separately, the CEO told an Ashura gathering the enemy of Afghanistan had once again tried to derail peaceful observation of Youm-i-Ashur, He was referring to the overnight attack that claimed at least 14 lives and injured another 36.
He said the enemies of Afghanistan would never reach their goals by staging terrorist attacks. Afghan security forces, engaged in fighting against the enem, enjoyed full support of the people.
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