Chinese president offers condolences over Quetta tragedy

10 Aug, 2016 8:45 pm

BEIJING – Chinese President Xi Jinping on Wednesday offered condolences to his Pakistani counterpart Mamnoon Hussain over a recent deadly terror attack in the country.

In his message to Mamnoon Hussain on Xinua, Xi extended condolences to the victims who lost their lives in the attack, and expressed heartfelt sympathy with the bereaved families and those wounded.

He said that China opposes terrorism in all of its forms and strongly condemns the terrorist attack, and the Chinese side will continue to support Pakistan in its efforts to counter terrorism and maintain stability and security.

At least 74 people were killed and 104 others injured in a suicide blast inside the emergency ward of Quetta Civil Hospital on Monday.

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