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Federal Minister Westerwelle condemns attack in Afghanistan

25.06.2011 - Press release

Federal Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle has issued the following statement in response to the attack perpetrated in Azra in the Afghan province of Logar today (25 June):

“I am horrified and utterly appalled at this barbarous attack on a civilian hospital. My deepest sympathy goes out to the injured and to all those who have lost loved ones. This horrific act demonstrates a complete lack of respect for humanity. It targeted innocent people: the sick, women and children.”

According to reports which have emerged so far, the attack on a hospital in Azra resulted in numerous deaths and injuries. There is no indication as yet as to who was behind the attack.

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