ISLAMABAD: Pakistan on Saturday condemned the deadliest car bombing, which official killed 40 people and injured 140 others.
Taliban claimed responsibility for the attack and the group spokesman said the bomb “targeted police officers.”
“The people and government of Pakistan condemn the terrorist blast in Kabul and extend heartfelt condolences to the families of those who lost their lives in this reprehensible act,” Foreign Ministry spokesman Muhammad Faisal said.
“Terrorism is not the way forward,” the spokesman said on his official Twitter.
Spokesman for the Afghan public health ministry in Kabul Whahid Majroh told the media that more than 180 people were affected by the incident but the final figures would be shared with the media later.
The bomber used an ambulance to reach the area, which was closed for public vehicles, officials said. NNI