President condemns Quetta blasts


President Asif Ali Zardari strongly condemned bomb blasts at Bacha Khan Chowk, Quetta, resulting in loss of precious lives and leaving many injured on Thursday. Expressing sympathies with the bereaved families, the president reiterated firm resolve to continue fighting militancy till its logical end and said such coward acts by a handful of militants cannot deter government’s commitment to curb militancy and terrorism in the country. The president while expressing profound grief and sorrow over the loss of precious lives prayed to Almighty to rest the departed souls in eternal peace and grant courage to the bereaved families to bear the loss with equanimity. The president directed the concerned authorities to submit report of the unfortunate incident. He also directed the provincial government and all concerned to provide best medical treatment to those who sustained injuries in the incident.