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Turkey condemns heinous terrorist attack in Afghanistan 

October 8, 2021 at 8:12 pm

An inside view of the damaged Seyedabad Grand Mosque after a powerful blast ripped through the Shi’a community mosque full of worshippers in Kunduz, Afghanistan on October 08, 2021 [Zahir Niyazi – Anadolu Agency]

As reported by Anadolu Agency on Friday, Turkey condemned the terror attack targeting a mosque during Friday prayers in Afghanistan’s northern province of Kunduz.

“It is with great sadness that we have received the news of the terrorist attack that took place today (8 October) during Friday prayers at a mosque in Kunduz province of Afghanistan, as a result of which many people lost their lives and many were injured,” a Foreign Ministry statement said.

“We condemn this heinous terrorist attack, wish God’s mercy upon those who lost their lives, wish a speedy recovery to the injured, and convey our condolences to the friendly and brotherly Afghan people,” the statement added.

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