Mazar-e-Sharif attack: Modi appreciates bravery of Afghan forces

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday appreciated the exemplary bravery and courage of the Afghan National Security Forces in thwarting terrorist attack in Mazar-e-Sharif.

During a telephone conversation, Afghanistan President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani briefed Prime Minister Modi about the terrorist attack in Mazar-e-Sharif.

President Ghani strongly condemned cross-border terrorist attack in Pathankot, and extended condolences at loss of lives in the attack, and expressed support at the loss of lives and property in the earthquake in India.

Thanking President Ghani for his message of support, Prime Minister Modi said India would always stand with the people of Afghanistan.