Pakistan has condemned the several serial blasts in New Delhi Saturday in which at least 18 people were killed and more than wer 90 injured according to officials. Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani while condemning the blasts said that it was a cowardly act by the enemies of humanity. “We share the grief of the bereaved families and the people and the government of India,” the prime minister said in a statement. The blasts at Ghaffar market in Karol Bagh, at Connaught Place and Greater Kailash took place in a quick succession, New Delhi police said.
Television reports said President Asif Ali Zardari after taking oath for the President of Islamic Republic of Pakistan who is on a personal visit to Britain also condemned the blasts that took place in crowded market places in the Indian capital. Ms. Sherry Rehman Federal Minster for Information has also condemned the blasts.
Acting President Dr. Fehmida Mirza has condemned the bomb blasts in New Delhi, India on Saturday that killed innocent people. In a message, the Acting President said that terrorism is a global threat and needed a united global response. She said that terrorists have no religion and no creed, and they are simply inhuman. She expressed sympathies with the families of the victims and wished early recovery for the injured.
Foreign Minister Makhdoom Shah Mehmood Qureshi has strongly condemned the bomb blasts in New Delhi on Saturday, that caused loss of lives. The Foreign Minister in a statement expressed his shock and grief over the loss of human lives and injuries and sympathised with the bereaved families. He said Pakistan which itself is a victim of terrorism condemns this menace in all its forms and manifestations.
Former prime minister and Pakistan Muslim League-Quaid (PML-Q) head Chaudhry Shujaat Hussain also condemned the explosions, urging collective efforts to fight terrorism.
Sindh Minister for Information Ms. Shazia Marri has said Sindh Government strongly condemns the New Delhi serial bomb blasts which rocked the Indian capital on Saturday evening. Ms. Shazia Marri said the blasts are a crime against humanity, and the people and Government of Sindh strongly condemn this brutality. Ms. Marri extended heartfelt condolences to the families that have lost their loved ones in this “senseless act of violence” as well as to the people of India.
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