Kazakhstan condemned the terrorist attack with the use of an ambulance in Kabul

© AFP 2018 / Wakil Cohn the blast site in Kabul, Afghanistan. 27 Jan 2018Kazakhstan condemned the terrorist attack with the use of an ambulance in Kabul© AFP 2018 / Wakil Kohser

Kazakhstan strongly condemns the terrorist attack in the diplomatic district of Kabul and considers the use of ambulances for criminal purposes is cynical and despicable, said in a statement on Sunday statement from the foreign Ministry.

The explosion occurred on Saturday in the diplomatic quarter of the capital of Afghanistan Wazir Akbar Khan, where a number of embassies and government buildings. Many buildings were damaged, they smashed the window. The responsibility for the explosion took the radical movement «Taliban». According to the latest data, the death toll in the blast had risen to 103 people, another 235 were injured. It is reported that the explosion made a suicide bomber on a booby-trapped ambulance.

«Kazakhstan strongly condemns the inhuman terrorist attack in the diplomatic quarter of Kabul on 27 January 2018, which killed dozens of civilians. The use of the ambulance vehicle for criminal purposes is particularly terrible, cynical and despicable» — said in a statement.

Kazakh foreign Ministry expresses deepest condolences to the family and friends of the victims and wishes speedy recovery to the injured.

«Kazakhstan declares that the people of Afghanistan have endured enough violence and once again urges the international community to support the country through enhanced regional cooperation and more effective use of the tools of preventive diplomacy», — stressed the foreign Ministry of Kazakhstan.