The terrorist attack held in the Afghan city of Jalalabad has killed at least 19 people. According to the latest reports, most of the members belong to country’s Sikh minority.
Reportedly, they all were travelling to meet the President Ashraf Ghani when the this horrifying incident took place.
The Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on Monday, condemned the terrorist attack and expressed his condolences and said that “India stands ready to assist Afghan government in this sad hour”.
He took to Twitter to express his condolences and said,
“We strongly condemn the terror attacks in Afghanistan yesterday. They are an attack on Afghanistan’s multicultural fabric. My thoughts are with the bereaved families. I pray that the injured recover soon”.
We strongly condemn the terror attacks in Afghanistan yesterday. They are an attack on Afghanistan's multicultural fabric. My thoughts are with the bereaved families. I pray that the injured recover soon. India stands ready to assist the Afghanistan government in this sad hour.
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) July 2, 2018
According to the further reports, at least 19 people, of which some were Hindus and some were Sikhs, were killed in a blast in Afghanistan’s Jalalabad on Sunday but the number of Sikhs are higher as compared to Hindu.
Along with the Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj also expressed her deep condolences. She also took to Twitter and tweeted about the incident.
My heartfelt condolences to the families of the victims of the terror attack in Jalalabad city of Afghanistan. We are with them in this hour of tragedy.
I am meeting their relatives today at 6 pm in JN Bhavan.
— Sushma Swaraj (@SushmaSwaraj) July 2, 2018