U.S. Department Of State
Office of the Spokesperson
For Immediate Release
Statement By Heather Nauert, Spokesperson
March 21, 2018
The United States strongly condemns today’s horrific attack at Kabul University that killed at least 28 people and injured many others. This shameful attack on a peaceful gathering to celebrate Nowruz has marred the new year with pain and tragedy. Our thoughts are with the families of the victims who were injured and killed, and we mourn all those who lost their lives in this senseless attack.
The United States stands with the people of Afghanistan, and we remain firmly committed to supporting the Afghan people’s efforts to achieve peace, security, and prosperity for their country.