Pakistan condemns terrorist attacks in Paris

2015-11-14 07:34:23 GMT2015-11-14 15:34:23(Beijing Time)  Xinhua English

ISLAMABAD, Nov. 14 (Xinhua) -- Pakistan on Saturday condemned a series of attacks in Paris and extended condolences to the French government and bereaved families.

Multiple shootings and explosions hit central Paris overnight Friday, killing at least 120 people and injuring 200 others.

French President Francois Hollande declared a state of emergency across the country following the deadly attacks.

"The people and government of Pakistan strongly condemn deadly terrorist attacks in Paris that have resulted in the loss of more than 100 precious lives and injuries to scores of people," the Foreign Ministry said.

"The people and government of Pakistan wish to convey their heartfelt sympathies and deepest condolences to the bereaved families and the people and government of France. We stand with them in their hour of grief. We pray for speedy recovery of the injured," a Foreign Ministry statement said.

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

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