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Nepal laments loss of citizens in Kabul terrorist attack

Nepal laments loss of citizens in Kabul terrorist attack

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Jun 20, 2016 - 13:50

KABULinfo-icon (Pajhwok): Nepalese Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli and his Foreign Minister Kamal Thapa on Monday voiced deep sorrows over the killing of 14 Nepalese citizens in a bomb attack in Kabul.

After the bombing, Oli tweeted: "I am saddened with the death of our Nepalese nationals in a suicide bomb attack in Afghanistaninfo-icon. I pay tribute to those who lost their lives in the incident."

According to Xinhua news agency, Foreign Minister Thapa wrote on his Twitter account, "Shocked to hear about the death of 14 Nepalese in a terrorist attack in Kabul today. Strongly condemn this heinous crime against innocent people."

A spokesman for Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Kathmandu said the Nepalese embassy in Islamabad, which is concurrently accredited to Afghanistan, is in touch with the authorities in Kabul.

"We will release details about the Nepalese killed in the incident. Our embassy inPakistanis constantly in touch with the Kabul authorities," Bharat Raj Paudyaltold the Chinese media outlet.

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