Afghan Voice Agency (AVA) - Kabul: A number of media organizations and journalists in the country asked the caretaker government to prosecute the perpetrators of the recent attack in the city of Mazar-e-Sharif, who targeted journalists and cultural activists in the Tebyan office and AVA news agency.
Danish Karukhil, the head of Pajhwok News Agency, condemned the attack of the ISIS terrorist group on journalists in Tebyan Center and AVA News Agency and said that this act is an attack on the freedom of speech and the people of Afghanistan.
He added: The relevant authorities should follow up this event seriously and identify its perpetrators.
Crookhill has also emphasized on fulfilling the responsibility of the government in ensuring the safety of journalists.
Meanwhile, the Afghan Journalists' Center also said that this attack is a clear attack against journalists and freedom of expression, so it should be dealt with seriously.
The Center of Afghan Journalists has said that in the attack on the ceremony of honoring journalists at Tebyan Social Cultural Center and AVA News Agency in Mazar-e-Sharif on Saturday, March 11, people were killed and more than 30 people, including 16 journalists, were injured.
Saturday's attack on the office of the Afghan Voice Agency (AVA) and the Tebyan center met with a wide response from domestic and international forums.
Afghanistan Journalists Union, Nihad Nihad, Human Rights Organization, European Union, Iran and many countries and national and international forums condemned this attack.
In addition, a number of domestic and foreign media and media activists also condemned this attack while expressing their grief together with the officials of Ava news agency and Tebyan Center.
In Saturday's attack on the office of AVA news agency and the Tebyan center in Mazar-e-Sharif, which was claimed by the ISIS terrorist group, three people, including two reporters of Ava news agency, were martyred and nearly 40 others were injured.