Saudi Arabia condemns suicide bombing in Lashkar Gah in southern Afghanistan

RIYADH — The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has expressed strong condemnation of the suicide car bomb attack in the Afghan city of Lashkar Gah in southern Helmand province Saudi Press Agency quoted an official source at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs as reiterating the solidarity of the Kingdom and its stand with Afghanistan against terrorism and extremism, offering condolences to the families of the victims and the government and people of Afghanistan and wishing speedy recovery for the injured.

International press have reported that at least seven people were killed and dozens more injured in the Taliban-claimed suicide attack near police headquarters in Lashkar Gah on Wednesday, when a suicide bomber detonated an explosive-filled car in a car park near the main police headquarters.

Source: Emirates News Agency