Press Release over Terrorist Attack on Enekas TV Staff in Nangarhar Province

Presidential Palace, Kabul: President Ashraf Ghani condemned in the strongest terms the terrorist attack in first district of Jalalabad city that resulted in martyring three female staff of Enekaas Television.

President Ghani termed the attack an unforgivable crime and said terrorist attacks on our innocent compatriot particularly women is in contradiction to the Islamic teachings and principles, Afghan culture and spirit of peace. He stressed that such acts of terror will deepen the ongoing crisis and protract the senseless war in the country.

The President reiterated that Taliban by perpetrating such acts of cowardice and creating an environment of terror and intimidation cannot silence the expressive voice raised for defending the Islamic Republic and preserving the achievements of the past two decades.

President Ghani instructed the relevant authorities to arrest the perpetrators and bring them to justice. He offered his profound condolences and sympathies to the families that lost their loved one in the terrorist incident.