Indonesia Condemns Suicide Bombing in Lahore

President  Jokowi
President Joko Widodo.

Jakarta, 18 Jumadil Akhir 1437/28 March 2016 (MINA) – Indonesia strongly condemns the Sunday evening suicide bomb attack in Lahore, Pakistan, President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) stated.

The President made a statement through his official twitter account on Monday, saying that any kind of terror is unjustified and he sent his deepeest condolence to the Pakistani people.

An explosion reportedly had occurred at Lahore Park, Pakistan, on Sunday night which killed and wounded scores of people including women and children.

The incident happened in the surrounding area of Gulshan-e-Iqbal Park, which happens to be one of the most crowded places in town.

The Pakistani authorities have launched a hunt on Monday for the militants behind the suicide bombing that killed at least 65 people and wounded some 300 others in an attack that targeted Christians and was claimed by a Taliban faction that once declared ties with Islamic State.  (T/R07/R01)

Mi’raj Islamic News Agency (MINA)