Malaysia Condemns ‘Sickened’ Kabul Attack

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KUALA LUMPUR – Malaysia condemns Saturday’s attack in Kabul, Afghanistan as Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak said “murder of innocents are never justified”.

Najib also said that the nation’s thoughts and prayers were with the Afghanistan people on their national day of mourning.

“Sickened by the attack in Kabul. Murder of innocents are never justified. Our thoughts & prayers are with the Afghan people on this national day of mourning,” he tweeted in his twitter account @NajibRazak, today.

The international media reported that twin explosions had broken through a peaceful protest by Afghanistan’s Hazara ethnic community in the Afgan capital,
killing at least 80 people and wounding more than 230 in a suicide attack claimed by Islamic State.

It was also reported that a couple of suicide bombers had detonated explosives in the middle of the demonstrators, who were marching for a major regional power line to be routed through their home province. – BERNAMA