ISLAMABAD: Pakistan on Tuesday condemned in “strongest terms” the suicide car bombing in Afghanistan's Khost Province, in which at least 27 innocent civilians lost their lives and many others were injured.
“Our deepest sympathies and condolences go to the families of the victims,” a Foreign Office statement said while mentioning the attack on July 12.
“The government and people of Pakistan share the grief and sorrow of their Afghan brothers, and stand in full solidarity with them.”
Reiterating Pakistan's stance of condemnation of terrorism in all its forms and manifestations, the statement said; “such acts are deplorable and cannot be tolerated under any circumstances.”
Describing terrorism as a “common enemy” that has afflicted the whole region, the statement said “we are confident that through coordinated measures Pakistan and Afghanistan would root out this menace from our countries and the region.” – APP