Kabul, Afghanistan-The United Nations Deputy Special Representative of the Secretary-General and Humanitarian Coordinator for Afghanistan Ramiz Alakbarov condemns Friday’s blast on a mosque in Imam Sahib District of the northern Kunduz province while expressing condolences to the families of victims and wishing the wounded ones speedy recovery.
Office of the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs in a press release said recent incidents in Afghanistan are a painful reminder of the insecurity and dangers facing the Afghan people daily.
“The indiscriminate use of improvised explosives devices, which has already caused more than a hundred civilian casualties this week, is unacceptable and must cease immediately.” Said Alakbarov.
Further, the Deputy Special Representative reminded all parties to fully adhere to their obligation under international humanitarian law and human rights law.
Alakbarov called for the perpetrators of the blasts to be held accountable.
Thursday’s blast that hit Mawlawi Sikandar Mosque in Kunduz province killed at least 33 and wounded 43 more worshipers.