India condemns Kabul hospital blast

New Delhi, March 8 (IANS) India on Wednesday strongly condemned the terrorist attack on Sardar Daud Khan Hospital in Kabul, and said it will continue to support Afghanistan in fighting terror.

“India strongly condemns the terrorist attack on Sardar Daud Khan Hospital in Kabul today, and condoles sincerely the loss of innocent lives, including of those receiving medical care there,” the External Affairs Ministry said in a statement.

“The heinous attack on a hospital is the most deplorable expression of the diabolical designs of terrorists and those who continue to provide safe havens and sanctuaries to terrorists.

“India will continue to support Afghanistan in fighting all forms of terrorism and bringing perpetrators of terrorist violence to justice, wherever they may be,” the statement added.

At least 30 persons were killed and 70 injured when three explosions rocked the military hospital, media reports said.

–IANS

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