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Suicide attack on Afghan mosque “huge tragedy”: US

At least 46 people were killed in a suicide attack on a mosque in northern Afghanistan (File)

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The US has condemned the suicide attack on a mosque in northern Afghanistan, saying it was a “huge tragedy” and the people of that country deserved better.

“Obviously, any loss is a huge tragedy, and we extend our condolences to the families who have lost loved ones,” White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki told reporters at her daily news conference on Friday. “

Saki said, “Certainly, we will continue to work in partnership with leaders in the region, who work on our side to stand out from Afghanistan, who want to go. This is something that needs to be worked on. going on, as we speak,” said Saki.

In a separate statement, State Department spokesman Ned Price said the US strongly condemns Friday’s attack on worshipers at a mosque in northern Afghanistan.

“We offer our deepest condolences to the victims and their families. The Afghan people deserve a terror-free future,” Price said.

An Islamic State suicide bomber attacked a mosque filled with Shia Muslim worshipers in northern Afghanistan on Friday, killing at least 46 people and injuring dozens.

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