UNITED NATIONS, Oct. 3, 2019 (Xinhua) -- Photo taken on Oct. 3, 2019 shows a United Nations Security Council meeting on the Great Lakes Region, at the UN headquarters in New York. Special Envoy of the UN Secretary-General for the Great Lakes Region X. Image Source: IANS News

United Nations, Oct 22 : The UN Security Council has strongly condemned Friday's terrorist attack inside a mosque in Afghanistan.

According to Xinhua news agency, the members of the Security Council on Monday reaffirmed that terrorism in all its forms and manifestations constitutes one of the most serious threats to international peace and security, said a Security Council press statement.

The members underlined the need to hold perpetrators, organizers, financiers and sponsors of these reprehensible acts of terrorism accountable and bring them to justice, and urged all countries to cooperate actively with the Government of Afghanistan and all other relevant authorities in this regard.

More than 60 civilians were killed and nearly 60 civilians were injured in Friday's blast that took place inside a mosque in the Haska Mena district in Nangarhar Province, said the statement.

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