OIC seeks probe into attack on tourists in Bamiyan

The General Secretariat of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation, Hissein Brahim Taha, condemned the attack on foreign tourists in Bamiyan, central Afghanistan, which resulted in the deaths of six people.

In a statement released by the OIC, the General Secretary expressed his dismay over the “shocking attack,” stressing that the perpetrators should be “promptly brought to justice” and that a thorough investigation should be conducted to determine the masterminds and motivations behind the attack.

He also urged the Taliban to intensify efforts to neutralize the terrorist threat in Afghanistan.

Abdul Matin Qanay, a spokesman for the Taliban’s Interior Ministry, confirmed the deaths of six people, including three foreigners.

The attack has drawn widespread national and international condemnation. The Daesh group has reportedly claimed responsibility for the attack.