India condemns terrorist attack on Intercontinental hotel in Kabul

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India strongly condemned the terrorist attack on the Intercontinental Hotel in Kabul on 21 January 2018.

Six Ukrainians were among the 18 people who were killed in the  Intercontinental Hotel attack. The responsibility of the attack has been taken by the Taliban. Guests were seen climbing from balcony during the attack on the Intercontinental Hotel which shook the world.

In a press note, India said that:

“We express our sincere condolences to the families of those killed in this heinous attack and wish speedy recovery to the injured. The reports about the attack having being carried out by terrorists of the internationally proscribed Haqqani Network are a matter of serious concern and bring to fore once again the need to effectively deal with safe havens and sanctuaries that these terrorists find in our shared neighbourhood.

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We commend the professionalism and bravery of the Afghan National Defence and Security Forces in saving the lives of hundreds of civilians from this gruesome attack. India stands in solidarity with the Government and the people of Afghanistan in bringing the perpetrators of these terrorist attacks and their supporters to justice.”

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