Pakistan strongly condemns attack at mosque in Afghanistan's Kandahar

Source: Xinhua| 2021-10-16 08:07:20|Editor: huaxia

ISLAMABAD, Oct. 16 (Xinhua) -- Pakistan strongly condemned the terrorist attack at a mosque in Kandahar city, capital of Afghanistan's southern Kandahar province, which reportedly killed more than 30 and wounded dozens of others on Friday.

"Pakistan condemns terrorism in all its forms and manifestations, including despicable attacks on places of worship," the Pakistani Ministry of Foreign Affairs said in a statement.

The government and people of Pakistan convey their support, and heartfelt condolences, to the people of Afghanistan and stand in solidarity with them in this hour of grief, the statement added.

According to local media, the explosions occurred inside a Shiite Muslim mosque at midday when hundreds of worshippers were offering Friday prayers. Enditem

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