By: The Kabul Times
KABUL: President of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, while visiting the eastern Nangarhar province, extended his deep condolence with the victims of the deadly bomb attack incident in Haska Mina district, a statement said Sunday.
In a meeting with the mosque attack victims’ families, the country’s president expressing his deep condolence with the victims said: “This was not only your anguish but our common anguish and grief,” said the president.
The president pledged to send the members of the victims’ families to Hajj pilgrimage beside distributing residential plots among them, the statement added.
He called the bombing which blew up a congregational mosque in Haska Mina district, taking dozens of lives and wounding as many others, a crime against humanity, Islam and being Afghan, the statement quoted.
“The country’s defense and security forces would take revenge from those behind the crime and suppress Daesh and other terrorist groups,” the statement quoted the president as saying.
The president assured that the entire districts of the province would be cleared of militants. Other requirements of Haska Mina district would also be met, the president vowed.
A high-raking state delegation including Senate House chairman, Fazal Hadi Muslimyar, National Security Adviser Hamdullah Mohib, and the first deputy speaker of the house of people, advisers, MPs and some of the cabinet ministers accompanied the president in his visit to the province.
As many as 72 people have killed and dozens others wounded, following a two consecutive bomb blasts inside a mosque in the insurgency battered district.