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Zardari, Gilani condemn attack on Pakistan Army HQ

Pakistan's Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani during a press conference in Islamabad. File Photo: AP   | Photo Credit: Anjum Naveed

Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari and Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani on Saturday strongly condemned the terrorist attack on the Pakistan Army headquarters in Rawalpindi.

In separate messages, the leaders vowed to continue their fight against the militants and said such acts of violence cannot weaken the nation’s resolve to fight the menace of terrorism, the Associated Press of Pakistan reported.

The Information and Broadcasting Minister, Qamar Zaman Kaira, said Pakistan is committed to eliminating terrorism from the country and all political parties are united against this menace.

He said: “The entire nation extends full support to the security forces which are determined and engaged in purging the country from terrorists.”


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