UN chief Guterres strongly condemns terrorist attack in Pakistan's Lahore
“The Secretary-General extends his condolences to the families of the victims and wishes full recovery to those injured,” said Farhan Haq, Deputy Spokesman for the Secretary-General, in a statement.
According to preliminary media reports, at least 26 people were killed in an alleged suicide bombing that targeted police officers guarding a demolition site at Kot Lakhpat's vegetable market.
The Secretary-General “supports the efforts of the Government of Pakistan to fight terrorism and violent extremism with full respect for international human rights norms and obligations,” Haq added.
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