Turkish Embassy to Kabul damaged by massive blast
ANKARAThe Turkish Embassy to Kabul has been damaged due to a powerful explosion in the Afghan capital that killed at least 80 people earlier on May 31, Turkey’s Foreign Ministry has said, noting that no Turkish personnel were harmed.
“We learned with deep sorrow that many were killed and wounded in a terrorist attack in Kabul today,” read a written statement issued by the ministry.
“The attack took place in an area where many government facilities and foreign missions are located. Turkish embassy buildings also suffered damage due to the explosion. Embassy personnel were unharmed in the attack,” it said.
“We strongly condemn this heinous terrorist attack, wish Allah’s mercy upon those who lost their lives and a speedy recovery to the wounded, and convey our condolences to the brotherly government and people of Afghanistan. Turkey will continue to stand with the friendly and brotherly people and the government of Afghanistan in the fight against terrorism,” the ministry said.