Condemnations pour in as suicide blast rocks Quetta


ISLAMABAD: President Mamnoon Hussain and Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi have strongly deplored the suicide blast in Quetta.
They prayed for the departed souls and commiserated with the bereaved families.
The Prime Minister said such type of cowardly acts cannot deter the resolve of the nation against terrorism.
He directed the authorities concerned to provide best medical facilities to the injured
Governor Balochistan Muhammad Khan Achakzai and Chief Minister Nawab Sanaullah Khan Zehri also strongly condemned the terror attack.
The other leaders who condemned the attack included Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif, Sindh Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah, Deputy Speaker National Assembly Murtaza Javed Abbasi, Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal, Defence Minister Khurram Dastgir and Minister of State for Information Marriyum Aurangzeb.
Earlier on Wednesday morning, at least seven people including five policemen embraced martyrdom and several others sustained injuries in a suicide blast on Eastern Bypass Road in Quetta.