Pakistan strongly condemns terrorist attack at Istanbul airport

Pakistan reiterates its condemnation of terrorism in all forms and manifestations.

Published: 29th June 2016 03:28 PM  |   Last Updated: 29th June 2016 03:28 PM   |  A+A-


ISLAMABAD: Pakistan today strongly condemned the terror attack at Ataturk airport in Turkish capital that killed at least 36 people, terming it as "mindless act of terrorism".

"We condemn this mindless act of terrorism in the strongest possible terms. We offer our heartfelt sympathies and condolences to the bereaved families and to the brotherly people and government of Turkey," the Foreign Office said.

"We also pray for the speediest and fullest recovery of those wounded in this despicable attack," it said.

Pakistan reiterates its condemnation of terrorism in all forms and manifestations, it said.

"Like always, we stand in strong solidarity with the fraternal people of Turkey in their fight against terrorism.

There is no doubt that this scourge would be decisively defeated with Turkey's iron will and unshakeable resolve," it added.

Suspected Islamic State suicide bombers targeted the international terminal of Istanbul's Ataturk airport, killing at least 36 people and wounding many others.

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