India strongly condemns terrorist attack on Chinese Consulate in Karachi

India strongly condemns terrorist attack on Chinese Consulate in Karachi

New Delhi, Novemnber, 23 (Xinhua):  India strongly condemned Friday’s terrorist attack on the Chinese consulate in Pakistan’s southern city of Karachi, in which two Pakistani policemen, two civilians and three terrorists were killed.

According to India’s external affairs ministry, the perpetrators of the terror attack should be brought to book as soon as possible.

“We condole the loss of lives in this dastardly attack. There can be no justification whatsoever for any act of terrorism. The perpetrators of this heinous attack should be brought to justice expeditiously,” said an official statement issued by the ministry.

It added that “such terrorist attacks only strengthens the resolve of the international community to combat terrorism in all its forms and manifestations.”

Pakistani police and security forces said they have completed the operation in the site, where also several foreign missions are located in. All three terrorists involved in the attack were killed, according to the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), the media wing of Pakistan army.

(The picture above shows the scene of the blast in Karachi)