ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has strongly condemned the attack during a military parade in Kabul. In a statement, Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gilani said Pakistan is greatly relieved that no harm has come to President Hamid Karzai. He said we stand by our Afghan brothers and sisters in this hour and fully share their resolve to defeat the common enemy and overcome the challenge of terrorism and extremism.
The Afghan President, Hamid Karzai escaped an assassination attack by Taliban during a military parade in Kabul Sunday. Three persons including a member of parliament were reportedly killed and nine others including one parliamentarian injured in the attack. A spokesman of the Taliban has claimed responsibility for the attack. He said they placed six attackers at the scene of the parade three of whom were killed in an exchange of fire with the security forces.
Sherpao condemns life attempt on Karzai
PESHAWAR: Chairman Pakistan People’s Party (Sherpao) Aftab Ahmad Khan Sherpao has condemned the life attempt on Afghan President, Hamid Karzai here on Sunday. He expressed deep anguish over the attack and termed it as an act of cowardice.
Saying that it was aimed at creating instability in the region. Meanwhile Aftab Sherpao vowed to fight for the rights of Pukhtoons and provincial autonomy at every forum which will help end the sense of deprivation of Pakhtoons. He was addressing a delegation of Lower Dir at People’s House Peshawar PPP(S) District Lower Dir’s Senior Vice president Jan Anwar General Secretary Khurshid Anwar and Press Secretary Bakhti Rehman led the delegation.