Tehran (IP) – The Leader of Iran's Islamic Revolution has condemned the recent terrorist attack in Afghanistan's Kunduz, saying bloodthirsty perpetrators behind the heinous crime must be punished.

Iran PressIran News: In a message of condolence on Saturday, the Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei said that the tragic incident caused a lot of grief and sorrow. 

Ayatollah Khamenei called on officials in the neighboring and brotherly country of Afghanistan to bring bloodthirsty perpetrators behind the heinous crime to justice and take the necessary measures to prevent the recurrence of such tragedies. 

The Leader further asked God Almighty for mercy and blessing to the martyrs of the incident, immediate recovery for the injured, and patience and peace for their families and survivors.

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