The attack on a hotel in the Shar-e-Naw area of Kabul on Monday has brought international condemnation and calls to action.
The Chinese Ministry of Foreign Affairs asked the Islamic Emirate to identify the attackers and ensure the safety of Chinese nationals in Afghanistan.
"China demands the Afghan side spare no efforts in searching for and rescuing Chinese individuals, and at the same time open a comprehensive investigation, severely punish the attackers, and earnestly strengthen the protection of Chinese citizens and organizations in Afghanistan," Chinese foreign ministry spokesperson Wang Wenbin said.
Meanwhile, US State Department spokesperson Ned Price condemned the attack that took place in Kabul.
“We condemn in the strongest possible terms the use of violence against innocent civilians. The Afghan people have been subjected to levels of violence for are far too high for far too long, and we condemn unequivocally what has happened today,” Price told the media.
“At this stage, our mission in Afghanistan -- UNAMA -- is trying to collect information on this, obviously we would be concerned about any such attack,” said Farhan Haq, Deputy Spokesman for the UN Secretary-General.
The Islamic Emirate said that Daesh has been suppressed in Afghanistan, but it is trying to ruin Afghanistan's relations with its neighbors with these attacks.
"The Daesh group has been severely suppressed recently, but it is trying to damage relations between Afghanistan and neighboring countries with such attacks,” said Zabiullah Mujahid, spokesman of the Islamic Emirate.
Daesh in a statement took responsibility for the attack on a hotel in Kabul on Monday.
An employee of a Chinese company named Sayed Aminullah Amin was one of those killed in the attack on the hotel on Monday.
Amin's brother said that his brother had recently completed his economics degree and was employed by a Chinese company.
"My brother was one of the three martyrs. My 24-year-old brother was working in a Chinese corporation and he had studied economics in India. He was killed in the incident yesterday,” said Aminullah's brother Abdul Ali Amin.
"Daesh conducted the attack. The attack, which I think lasted two hours, resulted in the martyrdom of my son,” said Aminullah's father, Sayed Abdul Moqadam.
According to the Islamic Emirate, three attackers targeted this hotel, resulting in the injuries of two foreign nationals.
Kabul Emergency Hospital said on Twitter that twenty-two people were transferred to the hospital from the attack on the Kabul hotel, and all three of them died.
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