A day after Wednesday’s deadly terrorist attack on the American University of Afghanistan (AUAF), an extraordinary session of the National Security Council was told that the Afghan intelligence service has concluded that “it was organised and orchestrated from the other side of the Durand Line”.
Surrounded by members of the National Security Council, Afghan president Ashraf Ghani then dialled the only number in Pakistan that mattered in such a situation – Army Chief Raheel Sharif. Ghani asked for “serious and practical measures against the terrorists organising the attack”. Sharif, as per the Afghan presidential palace, “promised that Pakistan will evaluate the case and brief Afghanistan on the taken measures”.
On the streets of the Afghan capital – and across social media channels – the university’s students are still taking in the horror of the terrorist attack that killed at least 13 people.
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