The United Nations and United States on Wednesday condemned the terrorist assault on a Gurdwara in Afghanistan that left 27 killed.
“The Secretary-Normal condemns the assault at the moment in Kabul on a Sikh-Hindu temple by which dozens of civilians have been killed and injured. He expresses his deepest sympathies to the households of the victims and needs a speedy restoration to these injured,” Stephane Dujarric, Spokesperson for the Secretary-Normal mentioned in an announcement.
“The United Nations stands in solidarity with the individuals and the Authorities of Afghanistan and can proceed supporting efforts to convey peace to their nation,” he added.
Earlier, US Secretary of State Micheal Pompeo on Wednesday had additionally condemned the assault which killed over two dozen individuals and wounded eight others.
“I wish to deal with the ISIS-Okay claimed assault in Afghanistan. The USA condemns the horrific ISIS-Okay claimed assault on a Sikh temple and group middle in Kabul this morning which took the lives of greater than two dozen harmless individuals. The Afghan individuals deserve a future free from ISIS-Okay and different terrorist exercise,” mentioned Mr Pompeo in an announcement.
Previous to Mr Pompeo, India had additionally expressed its condolences to the Sikh group of Afghanistan.
“We convey our sincerest condolences to the quick relations of the deceased and need a speedy restoration to the injured. India stands prepared to increase all doable help to the affected households of the Hindu and Sikh group of Afghanistan,” the Ministry of Exterior Affairs had mentioned.
“Such cowardly assaults on the locations of spiritual worship of the minority group, particularly right now of COVID 19 pandemic, is reflective of the diabolical mindset of the perpetrators and their backers,” the ministry had mentioned.