Islamabad: Pakistan today strongly condemned the terrorist attack in Kizilay area of Ankara.

Pakistan Foreign Office in a statement offered heartfelt sympathies and condolences to the bereaved families and government of Turkey.

Reports indicate that a large number of innocent lives have been lost, while scores are injured.

“We are deeply saddened to learn about the bomb blast in Kizilay area of Ankara. We also pray for the speediest and fullest recovery of those wounded. “Statement said.

Pakistan condemns this heinous act of terrorism in the strongest terms and, like always, stands in strong solidarity with Turkey.

Pakistan reiterates its condemnation of terrorism in all its forms and manifestations.

“We also reiterate our belief that the fraternal people of Turkey would decisively defeat the scourge of terrorism with their characteristic strong will and determination,” statement said.