The UN Secretary-General condemned the fourth week a major terrorist attack in Pakistan
The UN, on February 17. /Offset. TASS Oleg Zelenin/. UN Secretary-General, antónio Guterres, condemned the attack in a Sufi mosque in the Pakistani city of Sehwan, which killed more than 70 people. In a written statement to the administrative head of the world organization expressed support for the country in the fight against terrorism.
“We Express our condolences to the families of the victims, the government and people of Pakistan, and wish speedy amendment the wounded. We appeal to quickly bring the perpetrators of this attack to justice”.
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As recalled in the UN, an explosion at a mosque in Sechuana have been four major terrorist attack in the country this week. On Monday, the blast occurred at the rally on the square in Lahore, which killed at least 16 people and more than 60 were injured . On Wednesday, two people were killed and three others injured in an attack by suicide bombers on the administration building at the Agency Mohmand Pakistani tribal Areas. On the same day in the Pakistani city of Peshawar was attacked by a van with judges, four of them were injured.
Help in catching the culprits
The United States also condemned the attack in southern Pakistan, inviting the government of the state help in catching the culprits. The corresponding statement to this effect was circulated on Thursday, the press service of the White house.
“The United States strongly condemn committed today (Thursday) terrorist attacks in Pakistan against innocent pilgrims in one of the most revered Sufi mosques, which killed more than 70 people and many more were injured”, – the document says. “We (the US) also offer our support to the government of Pakistan, which is working to bring to justice the perpetrators of this crime”, – said the White house.
Responsibility for perfect Thursday the terrorist attack in Sehwan took the terrorist group “Islamic state” (IG banned in Russia). According to the preliminary version of police, a suicide bomber blew himself up in a part of the mosque reserved for women. According to recent reports, the attack killed 72 people and about 200 were injured. According to local TV channel Sama TV, the dead included 12 women and 10 children.