Own report: The United States has condemned a suicide bombing at a mosque in northern Afghanistan. About 55 people were killed in the attack. The United States has called the incident “unfortunate” and said the people of Afghanistan had better expectations.
“Obviously, any loss is a great tragedy, and our hearts are with the families who have lost loved ones,” White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki told her daily news conference Friday. “We must continue to work with leaders in the region to help our friends in Afghanistan who want to leave the country. Work is underway,” he added.
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In a separate statement, Foreign Ministry spokesman Ned Price said the United States strongly condemned Friday’s attack on worshipers at a mosque in northern Afghanistan. “We extend our deepest condolences to the victims and their families. The Afghan people deserve a terror-free future,” Price said.
A suicide bomber struck a Shi’ite mosque in northern Afghanistan on Friday, killing at least 55 people and wounding dozens more.
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