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Saudi Arabia slams deadly terror attacks in Asadabad, Kabul

Saudi Arabia slams deadly terror attacks in Asadabad, Kabul

Feb 28, 2016 - 10:05

KABULinfo-icon (Pajhwok): Riyadh has strongly condemned Saturday’s twin terrorist attacks in Afghanistaninfo-icon, resulting in dozens of casualties, mostly civilians, the Saudi Press Agency (SPA) reported on Sunday.

At least 25 people were killed in the attacks in Asadabad, the capital of eastern Kunar province, and near the Defence Ministry in the heart of Kabul. The Talibaninfo-icon claimed the attack in the central capital, where a dozen peopleincluding two soldiers were killed.

SPA quoted a Foreign Ministry official as reaffirming the oil-rich Kingdom’s solidarity with Afghanistan in the fight against terrorism, which targeted security and stability in all parts of the worldinfo-icon without exception.

The official offered Saudi Arabia’s condolences to the victims’ families as well as the government of Afghanistan. He wished speedy recovery for those who were injured in the assaults, which were also condemned by NATOinfo-icon.

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