Pakistan claims link to India in absurd Karachi terrorist attack: Ministry of Foreign Affairs


Five people died in attack on Pakistan Stock Exchange building in Karachi on Monday

New Delhi:

India criticized Pakistani Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi on Monday for his “absurd comments” linking India to the terrorist attack on the Pakistan Stock Exchange building in Karachi.

In a firm response, the spokesperson for the Ministry of External Affairs, Anurag Srivastava, said that unlike Pakistan, India did not hesitate to condemn terrorism everywhere in the world, including in Karachi.

He also reminded Qureshi how the Prime Minister of Pakistan described a global terrorist as a “martyr”.

Hours after gunmen attacked the Pakistani Karachi Stock Exchange, Qureshi said evidence of the strike was leading to India-activated sleepers.

“India rejects the absurd comments of the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Pakistan on the terrorist attack in Karachi. Pakistan cannot blame India for its internal problems. Unlike Pakistan, India does not hesitate not to condemn terrorism everywhere, including in Karachi, “said Mr. Srivastava.

“Foreign Minister Qureshi may wish to reflect on this, as well as the position of his own government, including his Prime Minister’s description of the global terrorist as a” martyr “, said the spokesman for the ministry. ‘AEM.

On Monday morning, four heavily armed terrorists attacked the busy Pakistan Stock Exchange building in Karachi with rifles and grenades, killing four security guards and a police officer before being shot dead in an exchange of fire, announced the Pakistani authorities.

The terrorists, who arrived in a car, opened fire indiscriminately and threw hand grenades at the main entrance of the multi-storey building located in the city’s high security mall in an attempt to assault it .


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