The attack on Sardar Mohammad Daud Hospital in Kabul was widely condemned by national and international organizations as well as Afghan leaders.
Shortly after the incident, President Ashraf Ghani condemned the attack at a ceremony in Kabul. He said it was an attack on all the Afghan people.
Ghani said the attack was against religion and against all human laws.
The Chief Executive of Afghanistan, Abdullah Abdullah, said the perpetrators of the attack will never be forgiven.
At an event in Kabul, former president Hamid Karzai termed the hospital attack an act of Afghanistan’s enemies.
The Iranian Embassy in Kabul also condemned the attack and sent his nation’s condolences to the victims’ families and the Afghan nation.
The U.S. Embassy in Kabul also condemned the attack on the army hospital and said it demonstrates the blatant disregard for human life by those seeking to disrupt Afghanistan’s democratic progress.
The International Red Cross Committee (ICRC) condemned the attack and said attacks on hospitals are a heinous crimes against humanity and humanitarian law. No justification was possible.
The NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said he strongly condemns the inhumane Kabul attack on hospital patients and staff. NATO stands with Afghanistan in the fight against terrorism, he wrote on his Twitter account.
NATO’s Resolute Support mission in Afghanistan also slammed the attack and said they stand ready to assist their Afghan partners.