Pak condemns suicide attack on Afghan spy chief



Islamabad: Pakistan on Friday condemned the suicide attack on Afghanistan's spy chief and said it is committed to efforts to usher in peace and stability in the neighbouring war-torn country.

A statement issued by Foreign Office spokesman Moazzam Khan said Pakistan "strongly condemns the attack in Kabul yesterday that wounded Mr Assadullah Khalid, head of the Afghan National Directorate of Security".

"Our thoughts and prayers are with him. We hope for his early recovery," the statement said.

Islamabad: Pakistan on Friday condemned the suicide attack on Afghanistan's spy chief and said it is committed to efforts to usher in peace and stability in the neighbouring war-torn country.

A statement issued by Foreign Office spokesman Moazzam Khan said Pakistan "strongly condemns the attack in Kabul yesterday that wounded Mr Assadullah Khalid, head of the Afghan National Directorate of Security".

"Our thoughts and prayers are with him. We hope for his early recovery," the statement said.

Last year, Afghan High Peace Council chief Burhanuddin Rabbani was assassinated by a bomber posing as a Taliban peace envoy with explosives hidden in his turban.

Afghan officials had then alleged that the bomber had come from Pakistan, a charge that was denied by Islamabad.

PTI