23 July 2016, 20:54 GMT
LONDON, July 24 (Sputnik) — A blast shook the Afghan capital on Saturday during a peaceful protest over the planned 500kW power line project. According to the Afghan Interior Ministry, 80 people died and 231 were injured. Among those killed and injured in the attack are members of the country's defense and security forces who were ensuring safety at the rally when the explosion occurred.
"I condemn the appalling attack today on peaceful protestors in #Kabul. My thoughts are with the victims & everyone affected," Johnson wrote on his Twitter page on Saturday.