A press release was issued in this regard by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs which read:-
“We are deeply saddened to learn about the bomb blast in Kizilay area of Ankara. Reports indicate that a large number of innocent lives have been lost, while scores are injured.”
“We offer our heartfelt sympathies and condolences to the bereaved families and to the brotherly people and government of Turkey. We also pray for the speediest and fullest recovery of those wounded.”
“Pakistan condemns this heinous act of terrorism in the strongest terms and, like always, stands in strong solidarity with Turkey.
“Pakistan reiterates its condemnation of terrorism in all its forms and manifestations.”
“We also reiterate our belief that the fraternal people of Turkey would decisively defeat the scourge of terrorism with their characteristic strong will and determination,” stated the press release.
A car bomb blast in Ankara on Sunday killed 34 people and injured as many as 125. This was the second bomb blast that had taken place in the capital city of the state.
So far, no militant group has claimed responsibility for the ghastly attack.