UN condemns terrorist attacks in Pakistan

Ban expressed through a statement issued by his spokesperson.

The secretary general of the United Nations 8ONU), Ban Ki-moon on Monday condemned the terrorist attacks in Pakistan yesterday, which left at least 54 dead, of whom 29 were killed in the attack on the international airport Karachi.
Ban “is deeply concerned about the increase of violence in Pakistan,” said a statement issued by his spokesperson.
Also urged the Pakistani government to “increase their efforts against terrorism and religious extremism.”
In addition to the attack on the airport, which left at least 29 dead, 25 others were killed in at least the suicide attack by the Taliban in Taftan (Balochistan) against Shiite pilgrims.
While acknowledging the measures taken by the Pakistani government against terrorism, Ban stressed the need to protect the rights of all to practice their religion and that those responsible for the attacks should be brought to justice.
Ban also expressed solidarity with the Pakistani people and expressed his condolences to the families of the victims.