Pakistan condemns terrorist attack on Kandahar airport

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has strongly condemned the deadly terrorist attack on Kandahar airport that has resulted in the loss of precious lives and injuries to many people.


“We stand by the brotherly people and the Government of Afghanistan in their hour of grief and convey our heartfelt condolences and sympathies to the bereaved families. We pray for the speedy recovery of the injured,” the Foreign Office said in a statement on Wednesday.

The FO further said: “Pakistan reiterates its condemnation of terrorism in all its forms and manifestations.”

At least eight people were killed after Taliban militants stormed the airport complex in Afghanistan’s southern Kandahar city, triggering an all-night gun battle, officials said Wednesday.