UN, US condemns terrorist attack in Attock

ISLAMABAD: The United States has strongly condemned the terrorist attack in Attock and extended its deepest sympathies and condolences to the families of the victims.


The US mission in a statement in Islamabad today said that such blatant disregard for human life is unacceptable and contrary to the aspirations of the Pakistani people for a secure, stable, and prosperous nation.

The statement said the United States remains committed to Pakistan’s efforts to fight terrorism.

We support Pakistan’s determination to bring to justice those behind the attack and are prepared to provide assistance, if requested to government authorities investigating this reprehensible act.

Earlier, The United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki Moon has also condemned the bomb attack.

According to a statement issued by his spokesman, the UN Secretary-General called for bringing to justice those responsible for the crime.

The Secretary-General while expressing sympathies to the people and government of Pakistan reiterated that nothing justifies terrorism.

Ban Ki Moon also extended his condolences to the families of the victims and wished the injured a speedy recovery.

Meanwhile, the European Union has assured continued support to Pakistan’s efforts to fight terrorism.

This was stated by President of the EU in a condolence message on the martyrdom of Punjab Home Minister Shuja Khanzada in a terrorist attack.

The EU President also expressed condolences and symapthies with the bereaved families of those killed in the attack.