Kabul, JUNE 23 – The Taliban condemned the killing of five prosecutors of the Attorney General’s Office, warning that the peace process has many enemies and opponents.
Taliban spokesman Zabiullah Mujahid said in his tweets that the group has no links with the attack on prosecutors close to Bagram prison which took place on Monday. “We are launching a comprehensive investigation.” He added “It should be reminded that the peace process has many enemies & opponents. Everyone must remain cautious of such plots.” No individual or group has yet claimed responsibility for the attack. The Afghan authorities said at least five prosecutors of the Attorney General’s Office lost their lives in an attack by unknown gunmen in Deh Sabz area of Kabul.
Meanwhile, The US Special Representative for Afghanistan Reconciliation Zalmay Khalilzad on Tuesday in a tweet condemned the attack stated that “The US strongly condemns the attack against the Afghan Attorney General’s lawyers and other team members working to facilitate prisoner releases. This attack, carried out by enemies of peace, took the lives of five civilians.” He added, “This attack underscores what we all know: Spoilers (both domestic and foreign) are trying to disrupt and delay.”