Afghan Attack: Sushma Swaraj to meet relatives of victims
External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said she would be meeting the relatives of the victims killed in the Afghanistan attack.
At least 19 people, including Hindu and Sikhs, were killed in a blast in Afghanistan’s Jalalabad yesterday.
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 be meeting their relatives today at 6 pm in JN Bhavan.
Meanwhile, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday termed the terror strike in Afghanistan an attack on the nation’s multicultural fabric.
“We strongly condemn the terror attacks in Afghanistan yesterday. They are an attack on Afghanistan’s multicultural fabric,” he wrote on Twitter.
“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,” Modi said.