US envoy extends condolences to families of Peshawar church bombing victims


ISLAMABAD: US Ambassador Richard Olson on Monday extended heartfelt condolences to the families and friends of the victims of Sunday’s heinous attack on a house of worship in Peshawar.

“The ambassador wishes those who were injured a full and speedy recovery,” according to US Islamabad embassy statement.

“We remain concerned about extremist violence against whomever it may be directed, including attacks like this that claimed the lives of scores of innocent victims.  Violence against innocent civilians is an assault on the values of the people of Pakistan and a threat to a prosperous future for all citizens,” the statement added.

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