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Egypt condemns terrorist blast at Shiite mosque in Afghanistan

Egypt has strongly denounced a suicide bombing that hit a Shiite mosque in Afghanistan’s southern city of Kandahar during Friday prayers.

 

In a statement by the foreign ministry on Saturday 16/10/2021, Cairo extended heartfelt condolences to victims’ families, wishing the wounded speedy recovery.

 

Egypt has also reiterated its firm position against terrorism, violence, and extremism in all their forms.

 

The attack by multiple suicide bombers left at least 35 people dead and 45 wounded.

 

Source: State Information Service Egypt