President Karzai Strongly Condemns Killing of Innocent People including School Children in Kabul Attack
Publish Date: May 02, 2012
May 2, 2012- President Hamid Karzai strongly condemned the suicide bombing carried out on Wednesday in Qabel Bay area of Kabul city that killed and injured a number of Afghan civilians.
According to the information provided by MoI officials, three insurgents including one wearing a burqa entered an area [the Green Village compound] near Qabel Bay high school in Kabul where a suicide bomber exploded a car full of explosives, leaving 7 dead including two school children and 17 others wounded among whom were 5 school students too.
Condemning this cowardly attack in the strongest possible terms, President Karzai labeled terrorists mercenaries at the hands of foreigners who do not allow children to go to schools for education.
The President added, terrorists by targeting innocent lives will achieve nothing but face shame and public abhorrence.
Deeply saddened by the incident, President Karzai offered his deepest condolences and sympathies to the families of the victims, called for tolerance and wished rapid recovery for the wounded.