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Almazbek Atambayev expresses condolences to President of Afghanistan

Almazbek Atambayev expressed his condolences to the President of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, Ashraf Ghani, in connection with numerous human victims as a result of the terrorist act committed in Herat city. Information Policy Department of the President’s Office reported.

«The Kyrgyz Republic strongly condemns this inhuman act and fundamentally supports all efforts of the international community aimed at combating terrorism," the head of state noted in the telegram.

President Almazbek Atambayev conveyed words of deep sympathy and support to the families of the deceased and wishes for a speedy recovery to all the victims.

According to foreign media reports, the number of deaths as a result of the terrorist attack in Afghan Herat rose to 29; 64 people were injured. According to the police, the suicide bomber blew himself up at the entrance to the mosque and the second attacker opened fire at the parishioners.