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Pak condemns Pathankot attack

Pakistan on Saturday condemned the terror strike at an Air Force base in Pathankot by heavily- armed Pakistani terrorists and asserted that building on the goodwill created during the recent high level contacts, it remained committed to partner India in tackling terrorism.

“Pakistan condemns the terrorist incident in Pathankot, India, today, in which many precious lives have been lost. We extend heartfelt condolences to the government and people of India and the bereaved families and wish the wounded speedy and full recovery,” a Pakistan Foreign Office statement said. The attack by terrorists, suspected to belong to Jaish-e-Mohammed outfit, took place at around 3.30 AM and three security personnel, including a Garud commando of the IAF, were killed in it. Four terrorists were also killed by the security forces.

“Building on the goodwill created during the recent high level contacts between the two countries, Pakistan remains committed to partner with India as well as other countries in the region to completely eradicate the menace of terrorism afflicting our region,” the Foreign Office statement said. 
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