Afghanistan – Attack (October 26, 2012)



France utterly condemns the attack perpetrated today on this Muslim holiday of Eid al-Adha at the Eid Gah mosque in Maymana, capital of Faryab province.

France expresses its profound shock following this barbaric act, which killed at least 42 people including 5 children, and extends its condolences to the Afghan people and to the families of the members of the Afghan security forces killed in this attack. It reaffirms its wholehearted solidarity with the Afghan authorities in the fight against violence.