ISLAMABAD: Pakistan on Friday strongly condemned the shooting and suicide attack during Friday prayer at a mosque in the city of Gardez, Paktia province of Afghanistan which caused the loss of over 20 precious lives and left many other worshipers injured.
“We express our deepest sympathies and condolences to the bereaved families and pray for the recovery of the injured,” Foreign Office said in a statement.
Pakistan stands together with the government and the people of Afghanistan in this hour of grief, he said.
The spokesman reiterated that Pakistan condemned terrorism in all forms and manifestations. “We also reiterate our solidarity with Afghanistan in their fight against the common enemy of terrorism,” he added.