UNSC condemns attack near the Indian Consulate in Jalalabad

imgThe United Nations Security Council on Monday condemned the recent suicide attack near the Indian Consulate in Jalalabad, which killed nine children and injured 23 civilians.

The 15-member Council, in a statement read out to the press, extended its deep sympathy and sincere condolences to the families of the victims of the “heinous act” that took place on Saturday and to the Government and people of Afghanistan.

“Members of the Security Council underlined the need to bring perpetrators, organizers, financiers and sponsors of these reprehensible acts of terrorism to justice,” said Ambassador María Cristina Perceval of Argentina, which holds the rotating Council Presidency for August.

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