ISLAMABAD: President Mamnoon Hussain and Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif have strongly condemned the blast.
In their separate statements, the two leaders expressed deep sorrow and grief over the loss of lives.
In his statement, Prime Minister said the government is committed to stamp out extremism from the country and the operation will continue till elimination of terrorism.
He said Pakistan Army has destroyed hideouts of terrorists and is now engaged to eliminate terrorists.
Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan, Balochistan Governor Mohammad Khan Achakzai and Sardar Sanaullah Zehri have condemned the blast and directed to provide all best medical facilities to the injured.
Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif and leaders of different political parties also condemned the blast and expressed sympathies with the families of the victims.