Press release

UK condemns hospital attack in Pakistan

Foreign Office Minister for Asia & the Pacific, Alok Sharma, strongly condemns the attack on a hospital in Pakistan

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Minister Sharma said:

I am shocked and saddened by today’s attack in Quetta, Pakistan. The loss of life is abhorrent and I condemn utterly this senseless act of violence at a hospital emergency department.

My thoughts are with the families and friends of all those who have died or been injured as a result of this appalling act. The UK stands with the government and the people of Pakistan as we confront the shared threat of terrorism.

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Published 8 August 2016