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Foreign Secretary condemns bombing in Lahore

The Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond has condemned the bomb attack in Lahore, Pakistan, on Sunday 27 March.

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The Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond said:

My thoughts are with the victims and their families. The UK utterly condemns these senseless acts of violence. We will continue to provide support and assistance to the government of Pakistan as they work to defeat those who plan and perpetrate these acts of terror.

We advise British Nationals in Lahore to avoid the area, monitor FCO travel advice and local media and to follow the advice of local security authorities.

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Published 27 March 2016