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Governor, others condemn blast

KARACHI- Governor Sindh Mohammadmian Soomro has expressed sorrow over the persons killed and injured in the bomb blast at Nawa-i-Waqt and The Nation offices at Guru Mandir. He said that this is a heinous act and cowardly step. It should be condemned at all levels.

The Governor prayed for the deceased and early recovery of the injured. He prayed to God to rest the departed souls in eternal peace and give courage and fortitude to the bereaved families to bear the irreparable losses.

Sindh Minister for Law, Social Welfare and Women’s Development Barrister, Shahida Jamil has vehemently condemned the bomb blast in the premises of daily Nawa-i-Waqt, one of the major institutions of journalism in which three persons were killed and three seriously injured. Later she visited Civil Hospital Karachi and inquired about the health of the injured persons. The Minister directed the doctors on duty to provide best medical treatment to them. She prayed to God to rest the departed souls in eternal peace and give courage and fortitude to the bereaved families to bear the irreparable losses.

The Federal Information Secretary Anwar Mehmood who was in Karachi also arrived at the site of the blast. He termed it as an act of terrorism, which deserves condemnation to the severest extent. He said that anti-State elements are working to destabilize the peaceful conditions and disrupt government efforts to revive the economy. He expressed heartfelt sympathies with the bereaved families of the deceased and injured on behalf of the government and assured that the law enforcing agencies would spare no effort in unearthing the criminals involved. The Commissioner Karachi assured him that investigations are in progress.

Dewan Yousuf, Sindh Minister for Local Government, Industries and Labour, Commissioner, Karachi Shafiqur Rehman Paracha, and DIG Karachi Tariq Jamil also visited the Nawa-i-Waqt office.
Source: The Nation
Date:11/7/2000