The Pakistan govt has expressed anguish at the tragic loss of precious lives resulting from the terror attack in the Turkish border town of Reyhanli, killing and injuring many innocent people Saturday last.

In separate messages of condolence, addressed to President Abdullah Gul and Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan, the President and the Prime Minister of Pakistan on Sunday offered deep condolences and sympathy to the govt and  people of Turkey over the crime.

The President stated that Pakistan abhorred terrorism in all its forms and manifestations while underscoring the need to have resolute determination to defeat the evil forces of terrorism from our region.

The Prime Minister expressed solidarity with the government and people of Turkey in this testing hour. The two leaders observed that Pakistan, being a victim of terrorism itself, fully understood and shared the pain and agony of the brotherly people of Turkey.