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Pakistan condemns Kabul university attack

Thursday, Aug 25, 2016,17:17 IST By Metrovaartha A A A

Islamabad | Pakistan today condemned a terror attack on the American University of Afghanistan in Kabul that left at least 12 people dead and several others injured.

“Pakistan strongly condemns the terrorist attack at the American University in Kabul this morning in which many precious human lives were lost while a number of people were injured,” the Foreign Office said in a statement here.

“We extend our profound condolences with the Government and the people of Afghanistan and the families of those who lost their loved ones in this brutal terrorist attack. We also pray for the speedy recovery of the wounded,” it said.

Pakistan reiterates its condemnation of terrorism in all forms and manifestations, the statement added.

The dead included seven students, three police officers and two security guards.

No group has yet claimed responsibility for the assault but suspicion is likely to fall on the Taliban.