An official source at the Saudi Ministry of Foreign Affairs expressed the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia's strong condemnation of the attacks outside a bank in Lashkar Gah, Afghanistan’s southern Helmand province and in a police station in Somalia's capital,  Mogadishu, killing and wounding tens of people.

The source offered the Kingdom's condolences to the families of the victims and to the Government and  people of the the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan and the Federal Republic of Somalia, wishing a speedy recovery to the wounded. The official source reaffirmed the Kingdom's solidarity with the Somali Republic and the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan.