Tehran condemns terrorist attack in Pakistan’s Quetta

April 12, 2019 - 20:17

TEHRAN – Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi on Friday condemned the terrorist attack in the Pakistani city of Quetta and expressed his condolences to families of the victims of the incident as well as the Pakistani government and nation.

“We hope that the government and nation of Pakistan will be able to maintain unity and vigilance to thwart the plots orchestrated by their opponents and enemies of the region,” Qassemi said in a statement, Mehr reported.

At least 20 people have been killed and another 40 wounded as an explosion ripped through a market in the southwestern Pakistani city of Quetta, marking the latest attack to target the city's minority Hazara community.


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