Indian killed in bomb attack in Kabul: External Affairs Ministry

The Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) has stated that an Indian national was among the four killed in the terror attack in Afghanistan’s capital Kabul on Monday.

100 people have been injured in a powerful truck bomb explosion that rocked the Green Village compound, a place mostly habited by non-governmental organisations (NGOs) and foreigners.

Tolo News quoted the Afghan Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) as confirming that at least 100 people were wounded in the blast and have been shifted to hospitals for medical treatment.

The Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) in a statement said: “India strongly condemns the horrific terror attack in Kabul yesterday in which an Indian national and many others lost their lives.”

“We express our sincere condolences to the families of the victims of this cowardly attack and wish early recovery to the injured, the Indian Embassy in Kabul is taking steps for repatriation of the mortal remains of the Indian national,” said the statement.