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US condemns Peshawar attack, condoles victims' death

ANI  |  Washington DC [United States] 

The (US) has condemned the deadly suicide attack in Peshawar, which claimed at least 20 lives.

It has also expressed "deepest" condolences to the families and friends to those who were killed.

"The condemns in the strongest possible terms that attack in against civilians campaigning for this month's elections," the US embassy in Islamabad, said in a statement.

"We send our deepest condolences to the families and friends to those who were killed and hope for the speedy recovery of those who were wounded," it added.

At least 14 people including Haroon Bilour, were killed in the suicide attack that targeted a political rally of the on Tuesday.

The Tehreek-e-(TTP) claimed the responsibility for the attack.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Fri, July 13 2018. 03:01 IST
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