Two Judges were shot dead and two people- a driver and another woman, were injured when unidentified gunmen fired at their vehicle this morning on Taimani Street in the 10th District of Kabul.
Presidential Palace, Kabul said: President Ashraf Ghani condemned in the strongest terms the terrorist attack on women judges this morning in Kabul that left two judges martyred and wounded two others.
“Gunmen opened fire on a vehicle in Kabul around 830am on Sunday, Kabul police reported, and two female judges of the Supreme Court were killed and two other people–the driver and another female–were wounded in the attack, according to the Presidential Palace” Tolo news has said.
President Ghani said the attack on Afghan citizens, women, children, Ulama, influential figures is an attack on our honor and dignity.
The President said the Taliban and other terrorist groups’ continued assassinations and acts of violence against our defenseless citizens are in contradiction with Islamic teachings and the spirits of peace.
President Ashraf Ghani stressed that the protraction of this illegitimate war and the spike in violence is a clear demonstration of hostility against the Afghan people and can jeopardize the efforts for lasting peace.
President Ghani reiterated that coercion, terror, intimidation, and criminality are not the solutions, adding that it further deepens the ongoing crisis and escalates the conflict. The President called on the Taliban to agree to a permanent ceasefire and demonstrate their will for peace in practice.
President Ashraf Ghani ordered the relevant authorities to arrest the perpetrators and bring them to justice. He expressed his profound sympathies to the families of the deceased and wished a speedy recovery for those who are wounded.
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