ISLAMABAD: Pakistan condemns the two suicide bombings in Kabul and Somalia that killed and injured dozens on Thursday.

Taliban claimed responsibility for the deadliest attacks in Afghanistan. The Afghan officials said at least 27 people were killed and 40 others were wounded in the attacks on a convoy of security personnel.

“The Government of Pakistan strongly condemns the terrorist attack in Kabul targeting an Afghan National Police convoy killing a number of personnel and injuring several others,” the Foreign Ministry said in Islamabad.

Likewise, Pakistan sturdily condemns the terrorist attack perpetrated in Somalia by Al-Shabaab on the Nasa Hablod Hotel, Mogadishu which resulted in a number of deaths and injuries, including the death of Bur’i Mohamed Hamza, the Somali Minister for Environment Affairs and Former Foreign Minister.

The Government and the people of Pakistan extend their heartfelt condolences and sympathize with the bereaved families and the brotherly people of Somalia over the loss of innocent lives. We also wish speedy recovery for the injured.

The statement said Pakistan reiterates its strong condemnation of terrorism in all its forms and manifestations, adding Pakistan stands in solidarity with the people of Afghanistan and Somalia in this hour of grief.