News ID: 319555
Published: 0243 GMT January 21, 2022

Iran condemns bombing in Pakistan's Lahore

Iran condemns bombing in Pakistan's Lahore

Iran condemned a terrorist attack in Pakistan’s Lahore that killed and injured a number of civilians.

Iran’s Foreign Ministry spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh also offered his country’s condolences to the people and government of Pakistan, Tasnim News Agency wrote.  

Such acts of terror, he added, further highlight the need to combat terrorist groups to restore peace and stability to the region.

On Thursday afternoon, a bomb blast ripped through a busy market in Pakistan's eastern city of Lahore leaving at least three people dead and 23 others injured, according to local police.

The blast destroyed several vehicles, damaged nearby shops and smashed windows of the nearby buildings.

The explosion also left a deep crater on the ground, local media reported.

Security forces and police have cordoned off the area and launched an investigation and search operation.



Resource: Tasnim News Agency
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