Islamabad: The United Nations in Pakistan strongly condemns the attack carried out on the Ismaili community in Karachi which killed scores of people and wounded many more. “We are horrified by this act of brutality and extend our condolences to the families of the deceased and the wounded. We express our deep concern about the repeated acts of blind violence against religious and ethnic minorities in Pakistan and reaffirm our strongest commitment to protecting the rights of all minorities for them to freely exercise their rights.” said Dr. Jacqui Badcock, Resident Coordinator of the United Nations in Pakistan. The United Nations in Pakistan urges the Government to continue taking steps to build tolerance and strengthen relationships between diverse religious and ethnic communities in the country.