ISLAMABAD: Pakistan strongly condemned the terrorist attacks in Van, Bitlis, Diyarbakir and Elazig in Turkey, in which a number of people including security personnel were martyred and others injured.

In a statement on today, the Foreign Office Spokesman in Islamabad extended sympathies and condolences to the government and people of Turkey.

He also prayed for the speedy and full recovery of those injured.

The Spokesman said Pakistan stands in solidarity with Turkey as she wages a valiant struggle against the scourge of terrorism.

He said we have no doubt that the fraternal people of Turkey would decisively defeat the evil of terrorism with their resolute will and unshakable determination.

The Government of Pakistan reiterated its condemnation of terrorism in all its forms and manifestations.