ISLAMABAD - The condolence messages of world leaders on Lahore terror attack continued pouring in with Chinese Prime Minister, Canadian Prime Minister and former president of Turkey in their communication with Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif showing their solidarity with Pakistani nation.

In his message to Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif Chinese Premier Li Keqiang said he was shocked to learn that the terrorist attack in Lahore has caused heavy casualties, most of whom were women and children.

“On behalf of the Chinese Government, I would like to extend deep condolences to the deceased and sincere sympathy to the injured and bereaved families,” he said.

Li Keqiang said China was firmly opposed to all forms of terrorism and would as always, support the unremitting efforts of the Pakistani Government and people to safeguard national security and stability and fight terrorism.

Chinese President XI Jinping in his condolence message to President Mamnoon Hussain said he was shocked to learn about heavy casualties in Lahore terrorist attack, a message received here on Tuesday said.

In his telephonic conversation with Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau extended his condolences on the loss of lives in the Lahore bomb blast.

The Canadian Prime Minister condemned such inhuman terrorist acts and said that Canada stood with the people and government of Pakistan in this difficult moment.

Meanwhile, former Turkish President Abdullah Gull also called Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif and conveyed his deepest condolences on the loss of lives in the Lahore terror attack.

The former Turkish President condemned in strongest terms such brutal acts of terrorism and said that the people of Turkey were with Pakistan in its fight against terrorism.