Islamabad   - Foreign Office spokesman has said that the statement attributed to Maulana Tahir Ashrafi justifying suicide bombings in Afghanistan was not correct. The spokesman noted that Maulana Ashrafi had denied making any such statement . The spokesman further clarified that statements issued by private individuals did not reflect the views of the government.
Pakistan and the ulema of this country have repeatedly condemned suicide attacks and consider them repugnant to the teachings of our glorious religion.