02 Jul 2018
PM condemns Afghanistan terrorist attack; Swaraj to meet deceased's relatives
Prime Minister Narendra Modi today termed the terror strike in Afghanistan as an attack on the nation's multicultural fabric.
At least 19 people, including Hindu and Sikhs, were killed in a blast in Afghanistan's Jalalabad yesterday.
"We strongly condemn the terror attacks in Afghanistan yesterday. They are an attack on Afghanistan's multicultural fabric," he wrote on Twitter.
PM Modi strongly condemns the terror attacks
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
Swaraj to meet relatives of the victims
External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said she would be meeting the victims' relatives today evening in Delhi.
In her tweet, Swaraj said, "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."
She said she would meet their relatives today at 6 pm in JN Bhavan.