islamabad : Pakistan on Friday strongly condemned the suicide attack outside a mosque in Afghanistan on Eid day. The Foreign Office said in a statement,"Our two countries face the common threat of terrorism‚ and Pakistan is committed to work closely with Afghanistan to eliminate this scourge.

“The government of Pakistan conveys its deepest condolences to the government and people of Afghanistan on this tragic incident.”

It says, "Our thoughts and prayers are with the families of the victims."

A suicide bomber targeted worshippers who had gathered at a mosque in north Afghanistan for prayers to mark Eidul Azha.