Islamabad- On behalf of the American people, U.S. Ambassador to Pakistan Richard G. Olson today extended his deepest condolences to the families and friends of the victims of the dreadful act of terrorism that took place at Islamabad’s District Court Complex in F-8 sector yesterday.

The Ambassador wished the injured a full and speedy recovery.  He further stated US strongly condemns this brutal act. With this attack on innocent civilians, terrorists have again demonstrated a blatant disregard for life. The United States remains committed in its pledge to the people of Pakistan in their efforts to counter terrorism and build a peaceful future.

We are ready to provide any appropriate aid to assist authorities in investigating this tragic attack, he concluded.