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Tuesday, March 20th, 2018

OIC slams suicide attacks in Kabul


Jeddah, (UNA-OIC) – Secretary General of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Dr. Yousef A. Al-Othaimeen strongly condemned the suicide bomb attacks carried out Thursday at a news agency and a cultural center in Kabul that killed at least 40 people and wounded dozens.

These cowardly attacks targeting innocent worshippers and civilians go against the teachings and values of Islam, the secretary general said.

Extending his solidarity with Afghanistan in its fight against terrorism, Dr. Al-Othaimeen offered his deepest condolences to the families of the victims, government, and people of Afghanistan on the tragic loss of lives and wished early recovery to the injured.

Dr. Al-Othaimeen reiterated the principled position of the OIC against all forms of terrorism and extremism and repeated his call for international solidarity in the fight against the scourge of terrorism.

Source: International Islamic News Agency