Taliban targets Afghan parliament, India condemns despicable attack

A massive explosion rocked he Afghanistan parliament in Kabul on June 22, eliciting outrage across world capitals. India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi joined in the global chorus of condemnation, terming the attack as a “despicable and cowardly act” underlined India’s solidarity with the people of Afghanistan.

“The attack on the Afghanistan Parliament is a despicable & cowardly act. There is no place for such attacks in a democracy,” Mr Modi tweeted.

“My prayers are with those injured. We stand shoulder to shoulder with the people of Afghanistan in this hour of need.”

The Taliban has claimed responsibility for the deadly attack.

There are no reports of any Indian being injured in Taliban’s attack on Afghanistan Parliament in Kabul, Indian ambassador to Afghanistan Amar Sinha said.




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