Indonesia condemns Kabul bomb blast

Indonesia condemns Kabul bomb blast

An anti-terror security personnels was on alert at the scene of a high-explosive bombing case in one of the Afghan capital's of Kabul on Wednesday (May 31, 2017). (Reuters)

Jakarta (ANTARA News) - The Indonesian government has condemned the bombing incident near the diplomatic complex in Kabul, Afghanistan, as stated in a press statement from the Indonesian Ministry of Foreign Affairs received in Jakarta on Wednesday.

According to information received from local authorities in Kabul, the attack killed at least 90 people and wounded 380 others.

The Indonesian government has expressed its deep condolences towards the families of the victims and the wounded.

The bomb exploded around 2 kilometers from Indonesian Embassy in Kabul. As an indirect after effect, the embassy building received minor damages such as broken window glasses.

According to report from Indonesian Embassy in Kabul, until this news is made, there were no Indonesians among the dead. There are 26 Indonesians currently in Kabul.

The embassy is still coordinating with local authorities regarding the information development after the incident.

They are also communicating with the Indonesians in Kabul and advising them to stay aware, avoiding crowded places and following the local information.

Indonesians who need related information could contact the Indonesian Embassys hotline on +93797333444 and +93202201066.

(Reported by Yuni Arisandy/Uu.Ian/KR-MBR/INE/KR-BSR/H-YH)