Algeria “strongly” condemns the attack which targeted, Monday, a mosque in Pakistan and left dozens dead and wounded, reiterating its call to strengthen action at both regional and international levels to eradicate the scourge of terrorism, said Tuesday, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and National Community Abroad in a statement.
“Algeria strongly condemns the suicide attack that targeted a mosque in the Pakistani city of Peshawar on Monday, killing and injuring dozens,” the statement said.
“In this painful circumstance, Algeria extends its sincere condolences to the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, its leaders and people, as well as its deepest sympathy to the families of the victims, while wishing a prompt recovery to the injured,” the statement added.
“While expressing its full solidarity with the Islamic Republic of Pakistan and its rejection of all forms of violence, extremism, terrorism and attacks on places of worship, whatever their reasons, Algeria reiterated its call to strengthen action at both the regional and international levels to eradicate the scourge of terrorism, which has constantly had a negative impact on peace, security and development in the world,” according to the statement.
A suicide bomber targeted a mosque inside the police headquarters in Peshawar, northwestern Pakistan, killing more than 90 people and injuring over 200, according to a provisional toll.