Turkish Embassy in New Delhi

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Press Release Regarding The Terrorist Attack In Lahore , 27.05.2009

The heinous terrorist attack in Lahore early this morning (27 May) aiming at security forces, which  reportedly claimed the lives of 45 people and wounded 250, has been learned with deep sorrow.

Considering terrorism as a crime against humanity, regardless of its source and pretext, Turkey strongly condemns the abhorrent terrorist attack.

Turkey will resolutely continue its support to brotherly Pakistan’s fight against terrorism and extremism and her solidarity with the people and the government of Pakistan.