Pakistan’s prime minister admits three or four insurgents crossed the border into Afghanistan and carried out the deadly May truck bombing in Kabul.
PAKISTAN: The Pakistani Prime Minister in an unprecedented statement has confessed that the bombers who blew up a tanker near the German embassy in Kabul late in May, had likely travelled from Pakistan.
PM Abbasi made the remarks during an interview with a UK-based newspaper, The Financial Times.
He said at least three to four people had crossed the border and a vehicle was taken to Kabul for the attack.
The Pakistani Prime Minister further added that he does not know all the details but confirmed that the vehicle was parked in an embassy compound before it was detonated on 31st May this year.
No group including the Taliban insurgents has so far claimed responsibility behind the attack but the Afghan officials are saying that the Haqqani terrorist network based in Pakistan plotted and carried out the attack although the leader of the network in a voice message said today that the group has no role in the incident.
Over one hundred and fifty people lost their lives in the attack and hundreds more were wounded in the explosion which is considered as one of the deadliest attacks since the Taliban regime was toppled in 2001.
The foreign ministry of Germany earlier announced that a team of the German experts will visit Kabul to launch an investigation into the incident but no reports have emerged regarding the investigations so far.