KABUL: Hamid Karzai, President of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan has strongly condemned Paktika’s Urgun explosion killing and injuring a number of local people, calling it a brutal act. According to security officials and Paktika governor office, as a result of an explosion occurring yesterday in a market in Urgun district of Paktika, 41 people were martyred including six children and a mosque cleric and 67 others injured. President Hamid Karzai while strongly condemning the explosion said targeting innocent people was an unforgiveable act and a big treachery in the holy month of Ramadan.
The country’s president instructed relevant officials to provide necessary and urgent aid to martyred and injured families of the incident.
The President offered deep sympathy and condolences to martyred families, wishing patience to the remained and urgent recovery to the injured. The Kabul Times