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Pakistan flays attack on Indian consulate

Pakistan flays attack on Indian consulate

May 23, 2014 - 12:57

ISLAMABAD (Pajhwok): Pakistaninfo-icon on Friday vehemently condemned a brazen attack on the Consulate General of India in Afghanistaninfo-icon’s western Herat province.

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Islamabad said: “Pakistan reiterates its condemnation of terrorism in all its forms and manifestations. No cause justifies targeting of diplomatic missions.”

In a statement, the ministry said it was a matter of relief that no one from the consulate staff was hurt in the assault that left five suicide bombers dead.

A group of bombers started firing at the diplomatic mission at 4.00am when it entered a residential building in front of the consulate in Herat City.


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