Statement of the Office of the National Security Council on the Martyrdom of Miners in Baluchistan

The Office of the National Security Council condemns the brutal act of terrorism that resulted in the killing of 11 Hazara miners in Machh, Baluchistan.

As and when desired by the families of the Afghan citizens who are among the victims, the ONSC will transfer the bodies by air to Daikundi for proper burial. The ONSC is in contact with the families.

Afghanistan calls for a thorough investigation into the incident and for perpetrators to be brought to justice, extending our full cooperation to Pakistan in this regard.

Afghanistan will follow up through diplomatic channels on the cases of the seven Afghan citizens killed in the incident.