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Pakistan: UN chief condemns attack at police checkpoint near Lahore

Pakistan: UN chief condemns attack at police checkpoint near Lahore

India Blooms News Service | @indiablooms | 16 Mar 2018, 10:00 am

New York, Mar 16 (JEN): United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has condemned Wednesday’s attack at a police checkpoint near a mosque in the outskirts of Lahore.

“[Mr. Guterres] extends his condolences to the families of the victims and wishes those injured a speedy recovery,” said a statement from a UN spokesman, which said the Secretary-General calls for the perpetrators of the attack to be brought to justice.

The statement went on to say that the UN supports the efforts of the Government of Pakistan to fight terrorism with full respect for international human rights norms and obligations.

UN Photo/Violaine Martin (file)