New Delhi: India has condemned the grave terror attack at an event in Afghanistan capital Kabul killing 32 people and many other injured.
In a statement issued on Friday, the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) said the international community must unite in the fight against terrorism and hold the perpetrators and sponsors of terrorism to account.
“India strongly condemns the heinous terrorist attack at the event commemorating Shaheed Mazari in Kabul today, where a number of senior political leaders were present,” the MEA said.
“We express heartfelt condolences to the relatives of the deceased and the injured and to the Government and people of Afghanistan,” it said.
Two gunmen opened fire on a crowded event in Kabul attended by the opposition leader Abdullah Abdullah on Friday, and officials said at least 32 civilians were killed and dozens wounded.
The Islamic State terror group has claimed responsibility for the attack.