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PM condemns terror attack on Afghan military base

PTI | New Delhi |

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday condemned the terror attack on a military base in northern Afghanistan.

"Strongly condemn the cowardly terror attack in Mazar-i- sharif. Our prayers and condolences to the families who lost loved ones," he said in a tweet.

Over 50 Afghan soldiers were killed when the Taliban attacked the base near the Afghan city of Mazar-i-Sharif on Friday.

Th attack targeted soldiers at prayer in a mosque and others in a dining facility.

The Taliban had claimed responsibility for the operation.