Dubai: Condemning in strong terms the twin
suicide attacks on a Lahore Sufi shrine in which 45 people
were killed, the Organisation of Islamic Conference has
described its perpetrators as "enemies of Islam and humanity".
The Secretary General of the OIC, Professor Ekmeleddin
Ihsanoglu has "strongly condemned the horrendous suicide
attacks" against the Sufi shrine in Lahore, Pakistan, on July
1 in which at least 45 people were killed and dozens of others
"The Secretary General expressed his sincere
condolences to the bereaved families, people and the
Government of Pakistan, and prayed for the quick recovery of
He reiterated that those who committed such deplorable
terrorist acts are enemies of Islam and humanity and should be
brought to justice," the OIC said in a statement.
Two suicide bombers tore into the heart of Lahore on
July 1, bombing a famous Islamic Sufi shrine packed with
thousands of worshippers, killing at least 45 people,
including women and children, and injuring 180 others in the
latest slew of attacks across the terror-stricken nation.
The blasts had occurred in quick succession at the
Data Darbar shrine of Sufi saint Syed Abul Hassan bin Usman
bin Ali al-Hajweri revered by millions of people.