US ambassador Richard Olson condemns Badaber attack


ISLAMABAD: US ambassador to Islamabad, Richard Olson Friday condemned the terrorists attack on PAF camp at Badaber near Peshawar and assured Pakistan to keep standing beside it in drive against terrorism.


“The United States stands with Pakistan in its struggle against terrorism and violent extremism. Few countries are as affected as Pakistan by the cruel violence perpetrated by terrorists,” he said in a statement released by the US Embassy here.

The United States will continue to work closely with Pakistan to secure peace and stability in the country and in the region.

He also extended, on behalf of the American Embassy, the deepest sympathies and condolences to the victims of heinous attack in Badaber and their families.

The United States strongly condemns this senseless and inhumane act that took numerous lives including 16 people inside a mosque while they were praying, it said.