UNITED STATES (OBSERVATORY) – The head of EU diplomacy, Federica Mogherini, expressed condolences on Monday in connection with the victims of the bombings and attacks in Afghanistan, calling the incident a blatant disregard for international humanitarian law.
The death toll from the two explosions in Kabul on Monday morning increased to 29, more than 40 people were injured. As a result of one of the explosions, seven journalists and operators were killed. Responsibility for the attacks was assumed by the terrorist group, Islamic State.
In addition, as a result of the terrorist attack in the province of Kandahar in the south of the country, 11 students of madrasah were killed.
“The European Union expresses its condolences to the Afghan people and the authorities, especially those who lost their loved ones, family, friends and colleagues in the course of today’s attacks, and we also wish the early recovery of those who were injured.The EU continues to support Afghanistan on its way to peace”, – said in a statement Mogherini.
According to her, the Afghans “continue to suffer from blatant disregard for international humanitarian law: civilians and, above all, children should never be targeted.”