Beijing : Extending his condolences over the terror attack in Pakistan’s Lahore city which claimed 72 lives and injured more than 350, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang said that he was shocked by the news.
In a message to Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, Li expressed that on the behalf of the Chinese government, he extended his profound condolences to the victims while expressing deep sympathy with their relatives and the injured, reports Xinhua.
The Chinese Premier said that Beijing firmly opposes terrorism in all forms and will continue to firmly support Islamabad and its people in their efforts to maintain national security and stability and to crack down on terrorism.
A suicide bombing rocked a public park in Lahore on Sunday where the people had gathered to celebrate Easter. As of today the death toll is 72. Reportedly, a Pakistani Taliban splinter group has claimed responsibility for the attack. (ANI)