Pakistan condemns terrorist attacks in Niger

Islamabad: Pakistan Monday condemned in the strongest terms the terrorist attacks in Tchombangou and Zaroumdareye border villages in Niger’s Tillaberi region, in which so many precious lives were lost and a number of innocent people were injured.

“Pakistan stands shoulder-to-shoulder with the brotherly government and people of Niger and shares their anguish at these cowardly and mindless acts of terrorism. We extend our deepest sympathies and heartfelt condolences to the bereaved families and pray for the speedy recovery of those injured,” said foreign office spokesperson Zahid Hafeez Chaudhri.

Pakistan reiterated its condemnation of terrorism in all forms and manifestations. “We remain in strong support and solidarity with the government and people of Niger in this hour of grief and sorrow,” said the spokesperson