Turkish Consulate General in New York

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No:44, 11 February 2017, Press Release Regarding The Suicide Attack In Helmand Province Of Afghanistan , 13.02.2017

We have learned with great sorrow that, many people, including civilians, were killed and injured today (11 February) at the provincial center of Helmand in Afghanistan, as a result of a suicide attack targeting members of the Afghan National Security Forces who were near a bank to collect their pay.

We strongly condemn this terrorist attack and wish Allah’s mercy upon members of the Afghan National Security Forces and civilians who lost their lives, speedy recovery to the wounded, and convey our condolences to the brotherly Government and people of Afghanistan.