KABUL – Gunmen shot lifeless two girls judges of Afghanistan’s Supreme Courtroom in an ambush within the nation’s capital on Sunday.
A spokesman for the Afghan Supreme Courtroom Ahmad Fahim Qaweem, mentioned the judges have been focused after they have been driving to their workplace in a courtroom car this morning.
Town police confirmed a 3rd feminine choose and the ladies’s driver have been additionally wounded within the assault, saying an investigation is underway.
Nobody instantly took accountability for the lethal ambush. A Taliban spokesman denied its involvement.
Afghan officers say at present there are greater than 250 girls judges within the nation and practically 400 feminine prosecutors.
President Ashraf Ghani condemned the assassination of feminine judges, however he once more blamed the Taliban for being behind the focused killing spree. Whereas reiterating his name for the insurgents to declare a ceasefire, the Afghan chief burdened that “violence and terrorism” will not be the best way to resolve points.
جمهوررئیس غني اړوندو مسوولینو ته د دغې پېښې د عاملینو د تعقیب او مجازاتو په اړه د جدي لارښوونې ترڅنګ د شهیدانو کورنیو ته د خپلې خواخوږۍ او غمشریکۍ مراتب څرګندوي او ټپیانو ته د بشپړې روغتیا هیله کوي.
— ارگ (@ARG_AFG) January 17, 2021
Appearing US ambassador in Kabul Ross Wilson additionally condemned the assassinations of feminine supreme courtroom judges and referred to as for a immediate investigation. He additionally stopped in need of blaming the Taliban.
(1/2) America condemns immediately’s assassinations of feminine supreme courtroom judges and requires a immediate investigation. My condolences to the households of the victims and desires for a speedy restoration to these injured.
— Chargé d’Affaires Ross Wilson (@USAmbKabul) January 17, 2021
The US Embassy Sunday reminded Individuals to not journey to Afghanistan as a result of elevated terrorist assaults, kidnappings, legal violence and civil unrest all through the nation.
“Hotels, residential compounds, international organizations, embassies, and other locations frequented by foreign nationals, including U.S. citizens, are known to be under enduring threat. US citizens already in Afghanistan should consider departing,” mentioned an embassy assertion.