UN condemns recent terrorist attacks in Pakistan

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United Nations (UN) Secretary General Antonio Guterres on Saturday has strongly condemned the recent terrorist attacks in Pakistan targeting political rallies and candidates.

A statement issued by Deputy Spokesman for the Secretary-General Farhan Haq, read, “The Secretary-General extends his heartfelt condolences to the families of the victims and to the Government and people of Pakistan”.

The statement further stated that the UN stands in solidarity with the country and supports the efforts of the Pakistan government in the fight against terrorism.

According to reports, in the last one week, four attacks have targeted election candidates resulting in at least 157 deaths and injuries to over 200 people in Pakistan.

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