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Afghanistan's President Hamid Karzai listens during a joint press conference with Nato's secretary general Anders Fogh Rasmussen at the Presidential Palace in Kabul on December 22, 2009. Rasmussen arrived in Kabul for talks with President Hamid Karzai, Afghan officials and General Stanley McChrystal. AFP PHOTO/Massoud HOSSAINI

Karzai condemns Kabul bombings on civilian buses

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KABUL: Former President Hamid Karzai strongly condemned the two back-to-back bombing attacks on two passenger buses in west of capital Kabul that took the precious lives of ten civilians.

The blasts occurred Tuesday evening in PD 3, in which 13 people also civilians were wounded.  

Karzai termed the attack as inhumane and against Islamic values. Former President called on the Afghan warring sides to immediately resume peace negotiations and end the ongoing bloodshed in the country.

He offered his condolences to the families of the victims and wished quick recovery to the wounded.

Afghanistan has recently seen an uptick in attacks on civilians. Earlier, a mini-bus of Alberoni University struck a roadside bomb, killing four people including lecturers and students.

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