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UN condemns attack in Pakistan's Quetta

IANS  |  United Nations 

UN Antonio has condemned the attack in Pakistan's southwest city of Quetta, a UN said.

was shocked and he strongly condemned this cowardly act and extended his condolences to the families of the victims and to the government and people of Pakistan, quoted Stephane Dujarric, for the as saying on Friday.

The UN expressed its full solidarity with the government of in its fight against terrorism and violent extremism, he added.

Earlier in the day, at least 20 people were killed and over 40 others were injured in a blast that hit an open-air market in No terror outfit or individual has claimed responsibility for the attack yet.

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First Published: Sat, April 13 2019. 03:52 IST
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