Putin expressed his condolences to President of Pakistan in connection with the attack


RIA Novosti

Russian President Vladimir Putin expressed condolences to President of Pakistan Nawaz Sharif in connection with the tragic consequences of the attack in Sindh province. This was reported on the Kremlin website.

“This barbaric crime cannot have any justification. We hope that its customers will not leave from the deserved punishment”, – said the Russian President in a telegram.

He added that he would like to confirm the readiness to further enhance counter-terrorism cooperation with Pakistan on bilateral basis and within the framework of a broad international effort.

“Please convey words of sincere sympathy to the families and friends of those killed and wishes a speedy recovery to all the injured”, the telegram reads.

16 February it was reported that the group “Islamic state” (IG) claimed responsibility for the suicide bombing on the territory of the mausoleum of Lal Shahbaz Kalandar in the Pakistani city of Sehwan-Sharif. The attack killed more than 70 people.

“Islamic state” terrorist group, whose activity is banned in several countries, including in Russia