KARACHI - Sindh Chief Minister Qaim Ali Shah has condemned the attack on a residential colony of the Christian community in Lahore and burning of their houses. 

In a statement issued here on Saturday, he expressed complete solidarity and sympathies with the affected Christian families. He demanded of the Punjab Government to take immediate measures for protection of minorities and arrest of the people involved in the attack. He said that the affected Christian families should be compensated by the government.

The leader of Muttahida Qaumi Movement Altaf Hussain has condemned the attack on a residential colony of the Christian community in Lahore and burning of their properties.

In a statement issued here on Saturday, he expressed complete solidarity and sympathies with the Christian family on the incident.

Altaf Hussain said that Islam gives us the message of peace and what happened in Lahore is completely against the teachings of Islam.

He demanded that the people involved in this outrageous attack should be arrested and given exemplary punishment according to the law.

He said that the affected Christian families in Lahore should be compensated by the government.