Putin expressed his condolences to the Pakistani authorities after the attack at the mosque

Vladimir Putin

Russian President Vladimir Putin expressed condolences to President of Pakistan Mamnun Hussain and Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif in connection with the attack at the mosque. On Friday, February 17, according to the Kremlin website.

“This barbaric crime cannot have any justification. We hope that its customers will not leave from the deserved punishment”, — the telegram says of the Russian leader.

He also confirmed Moscow’s readiness to further enhance counter-terrorism cooperation with the Pakistani partners “on a bilateral basis and within the framework of a broad international effort.”

In addition, the President wished a speedy recovery to all the wounded.

Yesterday in the Pakistani city of Sehwan-Sharif attack occurred. During evening prayer in the main hall in the Shrine of Lal Shahbaz, a suicide bomber detonated an explosive device. Killed 75 people, injured dozens. The responsibility for the incident was assumed by the terrorist group “Islamic state” (banned in Russia).

The day after the Pakistani military conducted a series of large-scale counter-terrorism operations across the country.