By: The Kabul Times
KABUL: President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani on Tuesday said attacks on civilians were against all Islamic principles and could harm the peace process.
The presidential palace statement quoted the president, saying that attacking civilians was a crime against humanity and tasked the authorities concerned with investigating the attack on Attorney General Office (AGO) officials in Kabul.
On Monday, five AGO employees were killed by unidentified gunmen in Deh Sabz district of Kabul province.
The slain AGO personnel worked in the Judicial and Detention Centre of Bagram Jail in central Parwan province.
President Ghani strongly condemned the attack.
The statement quoted the president as saying, “Attacks on civilians and government officials are inhuman act and against all Islamic principles. The country’s enemy want the peace process to fail.”
The statement said, “Taliban should stop violence so the people of this country see an end to the ongoing conflict and experience a lasting peace.”
It added President Ghani has tasked authorities concerned to investigate the attack on the AGO employees and also shared his sympathies with the victims’ families.