UN and Iran condemn the explosion of a Shiite mosque in Mazar-e-Sharif


UN Special Rapporteur Richard Bennett took to his post on Twitter and called the recent attacks on the Hazara community systematic attacks.

Richard Bennett called for an immediate investigation, accountability and an end to these human rights abuses.

“Today, new explosions rock Afghanistan, hitting the Shiite mosque of Mazar e Sharif and yet again the systematically targeted attacks on overcrowded schools and mosques.” Reads the Twitter message.

Meanwhile, the Iranian Embassy in Kabul condemned the explosion against Hazara worshipers and expressed its deepest condolences to the families of the victims while asking for the highest reward for the martyrs of the incident.

The Embassy in a Tweet called the attack a terrorist attack.

The spokesman of the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan Zabiullah Mujahid also condemned the explosion of Mazar-e-Sharif in particular that in the northern province of Kunduz and the capital Kabul.

Zabiullah Mujahid said in a tweet that those who commit such crimes have no connection with Afghan society.

The Twitter message states that the IEA has a good track record in taking down vehement elements, the perpetrators will be arrested and held accountable.

An explosion at a Hazara mosque in the northern city of Mazar-e-Sharif killed at least 34 worshipers and injured more than 80 others on Thursday afternoon.

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