Kabul: Following the deadly attack yesterday on the Kaj educational center in the west of Kabul, which resulted in killing and injuries of more than 100 students, Antonio Guterres, the Secretary General of the United Nations condemned this attack, and asked the Taliban to protect people’s rights to access education.
Mr. Guterres tweeted on Friday night that dozens of young men and women were killed in a “heinous” attack on an educational center in Kabul city.
He also wrote: “The Afghan authorities must protect the rights of all people of Afghanistan – regardless of nationality and sexuality – to have safe and satisfactory access to education.”
The attack on the Kaj educational center in the west of Kabul was carried out yesterday morning.
According to sources, around 100 people were killed and injured in this attack. Most of the victims of this incident are female students.
This attack has faced widespread reactions. While no group has yet claimed responsibility for this attack.
Kaj Educational Center (former Mooud) was targeted by the ISIS suicide attack in 1397, as a result of which around 100 male and female students were killed and injured at that time.
Zabihullah Mujahid Spokesman of Taliban also condemned the attack and said in a tweet: “The Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan calls the attack on the educational center (Kaj) in the 13th district of Kabul a crime and condemns it severely; serious measures will be taken to find and punish the perpetrators!”