Prime Minister condemns Quetta blast

Islamabad: Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif Friday strongly condemned an act of terrorism in Quetta that resulted in loss of innocent lives and injured several others.

The Prime Minister directed the authorities at federal and provincial levels to hunt down the perpetrators of this heinous act and bring them to justice.

He also asked the provincial government to provide best medical treatment to the injured.

Expressing deep grief and sorrow over the loss of precious lives in the blast, the Prime Minister prayed for eternal peace of the departed souls and courage to the bereaved families to bear this irreparable loss.

“These cowardly attacks are a sign of growing frustration of terrorists and extremists who have even targeted innocent civilians during the Holy month of Ramazan,” the Prime Minister said.

Nawaz Sharif said such elements deserved no mercy and would meet their fate soon in view of the unflinching and united resolve of the entire nation against terrorism and extremism.

President Mamnoon Hussain while condemning the terrorist act in Quetta expressed his sympathies with the victim families and directed best possible medical facilities for the injured.

The president termed the act by the last remanents of terrorists and reiterated that the government would do its best to protect the lives and property of the people.

He reiterated that the whole nation was united against terrorism and such cowardly incidents cannot deter its resolve and determination.

 11 people including seven policemen were killed and over 20 injured in the blast at Mission Road Quetta.

Minister for Interior and Narcotics Control Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan strongly condemned blast in Quetta and directed the concerned quarters to submit an inquiry report into the tragic incident.

The Interior minister expressed sympathies with the families of the bereaved people and prayed for early recovery of the injured.

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