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The Terrorist Attack in the Islamic Republic of Pakistan
(Statement by Foreign Press Secretary Yasuhisa Kawamura)

October 25, 2016

1. Japan is shocked and saddened by the terrorist attacks which caused numerous deaths and injuries on October 25, at a police college in Quetta, Balochistan province, Pakistan. Japan prays for the victims and expresses its condolences to the bereaved families. Japan also prays those injured for their earliest recovery.

2. Japan strongly condemns such act of terrorism which targets innocent people as inexcusable. Japan condemns terrorism in all its forms and manifestations, committed for whatever purposes, and reiterates that no act of terrorism can be justified.

3. Japan intends to support efforts by the Government of Pakistan to combat terrorism in cooperation with the international community.

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