Pakistan Strongly Condemns Terrorist Attack in India
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has strongly condemned the terrorist incident in Gurdaspur, India on Monday in which at least ten people including three civilians were killed.
In a statement issued in Islamabad today the Foreign Office reiterated Pakistan’s condemnation of terrorism in all its forms and manifestations.
It extended heartfelt sympathies and condolences to the government and people of India and wished for early recovery of injured persons.
Gunmen wearing army uniforms stormed a police station in northern India near the border with Pakistan, sparking a shootout lasting almost 11 hours.
Police said three attackers had been killed in the battle with security forces that began in the early hours of Monday and terrified local residents.
Four police officers including the local superintendent also died in the operation in the usually calm northern state of Punjab.
The assault only ended at around 5pm when security forces finally entered the police station where the unidentified gunmen had been holed up.
One civilian was killed when the attackers opened fire at a bus station while the other two died at the police station, said Sumedh Singh Saini, director general of police for Punjab.
Source : geo.tv