Iran condemns terrorist attack in Pakistan

FNA – The Iranian foreign ministry on Tuesday deplored the terrorist attack against Pakistan Stock Exchange Market building in Karachi, stressing the need for collective efforts to fight against terrorism.

Foreign Ministry Spokesman Seyed Abbas Mousavi condemned the Monday morning terrorist attack in Karachi which killed a number of security guards and police forces and innocent people.

He described cooperation and synergy among all the world states, specially the regional countries, as the only way for a serious fight against the root causes of the big problem of terrorism.

Four heavily armed terrorists attacked the busy Pakistan Stock Exchange building in Karachi with guns and grenades on Monday morning, killing four security guards and a police officer before being shot dead in an exchange of fire, Pakistani authorities had said.

The terrorists, who arrived in a car, opened indiscriminate fire and threw hand grenades at the main entry of the multi-storey building situated in the city’s high security commercial hub in an attempt to storm it.