France strongly condemns attack on NGO in Afghanistan

PARIS, France on Thursday strongly condemned an attack that killed six Afghans, including humanitarian workers, in Jalalabad yesterday.

Among those killed by suspected Taliban fighters was Dr. Tetsu Nakamura, a Japanese national who was founder and head of the NGO Peace Medical Services.

“France utterly condemns the attack on humanitarian workers in Jalalabad yesterday,” Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Agnes Von Der Muhll said in a statement.

Offering condolences to the Japanese and Afghan families affected by the attack, the French official said that the terror operation “emphasizes the imperative need to protect humanitarian and health personnel.”

Source: Kuwait News Agency