India on Thursday strongly condemned the “barbaric” attack on an Afghan Army base in Kandahar and asserted that states hosting terrorists and their sanctuaries must eliminate them immediately.
“We strongly condemn the barbaric attack at the Afghan National Army base in Kandahar province,” the External Affairs Ministry said in a statement.
It said India is “gravely” concerned at the escalation of terrorist violence against Afghanistan, despite hopes kindled recently by new strategies as well as efforts for bringing peace in the country.
“Coming on the heels of similar tragedies in Paktia and Ghazni, we share the grief of the families of the victims and the suffering of the Afghan people,” the MEA said.
It said the terror attacks “demonstrate” that safe havens and support systems continue to be available to terrorists. Read More…