China today condemned the deadly attack at a crowded sufi shrine in Pakistan's Sindh province that killed 80 people and assured continued support to Islamabad in its efforts to combat terrorism.
China was greatly shocked by the massive casualties caused by the suicide blast yesterday in Sehwan in Sindh province, Foreign Ministry spokesperson Geng Shuang said at a press briefing.
"We strongly condemn this terrorist attack, express our deep condolences to the victims and sincere sympathies to the injured and the bereaved," Geng said.
China opposes terrorism in all forms, he said, adding that it would continue to support Pakistan's efforts to fight against terrorism, maintain national stability and protect people's safety.
The deadly blast at the crowded shrine of revered Sufi Lal Shahbaz Qalandar last night killed 80 people and injured nearly 250 when an Islamic State suicide bomber blew himself up inside the shrine.
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