Manmohan Singh condemns Peshawar suicide attacks

Last Updated: Sunday, September 22, 2013 - 23:11

New Delhi: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Sunday condemned in the strongest terms the suicide attacks in Peshawar in Pakistan in which 60 people were killed, terming it as "yet another deeply disturbing manifestation of the evil forces of terror".

In a statement, Manmohan Singh, while condoling the deaths, said "such barbaric acts are against the tenets of every religion".

The statement read: "The horrific suicide attacks at a church in Peshawar today is yet another deeply disturbing manifestation of the evil forces of terror. That the attack took place at a place of worship and claimed the lives of dozens of innocent worshipers makes this senseless act of violence even more tragic. Such barbaric acts are against the tenets of every religion. India condemns the terrorist attack in Peshawar in the strongest terms. We convey our deepest condolences to the families of the victims and wish speedy recovery to the injured."

At least 60 people died and more than 120 were injured after two suicide bombers Sunday morning blew themselves up near a church in Pakistan`s Peshawar city when worshippers gathered for prayers, officials said.

IANS



First Published: Sunday, September 22, 2013 - 23:11

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