KATHMANDU, Nov 22: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli said that he was saddened by the news of a suicide attack inside a Kabul banquet that killed 50 people yesterday.
Expressing his condolence and sympathy with Afghani president, Ashraf Ghani, Oli said that the attack was an act of "brutality and barbarism."
I am saddened by the news of a suicide attack inside a Kabul banquet yesterday. I express my condolence and sympathy with Rt Hon Ashraf Ghani, President of Afghanistan, over the death of 50 innocent victims of brutality and barbarism.
A suicide bomber blew himself up in the Afghan capital Kabul on Tuesday, killing more than 50 people. According to Najib Danish, a spokesman for the interior ministry of Afghanistan, more than 70 other people were injured in the attack.
“A suicide bomber detonated his explosives inside a wedding hall where Islamic religious scholars had gathered to commemorate the birthday of Prophet Mohammad,” Danish said.
Taliban denied involvement in the attack.
President Ashraf Ghani condemned the attack as “un-Islamic” and “unforgivable.”