The suicide attack on the mosque in Peshawar Police lines has been condemned worldwide with people expressing solidarity with victims and their families.
US Secretary of State Antony Blinken said that terrorism in all its forms is indefensible adding, “Worshipers at a mosque in Peshawar endured a horrific attack today, which killed and injured many.”
He also sent his most sincere sympathies to the victims’ families and other loved ones.
The US Embassy in Islamabad declared that the United States stands with Pakistan in denouncing all kinds of terrorism.
The terrorist act was also denounced by the Russian foreign minister, who also urged for international collaboration to end terrorism.
According to AFP, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres also condemned the explosion.
According to Stephane Dujarric, a representative for the UN leader, “The secretary-general strongly condemns the suicide bombing that took place at a mosque in Peshawar in Pakistan earlier today.”
“It is especially disgusting that such an attack took place in a house of worship,” the spokesman added.
Canada’s President Justin Trudeau also condolences to the victims of the Peshawar attack.
In a tweet, he wrote, “Canadians strongly condemn the heinous terrorist attack on worshipers in Peshawar, Pakistan. My thoughts are with the victims and those who are grieving during this terribly difficult time.”
Canadians strongly condemn the heinous terrorist attack on worshipers in Peshawar, Pakistan. My thoughts are with the victims and those who are grieving during this terribly difficult time.
— Justin Trudeau (@JustinTrudeau) January 31, 2023
Saudi Arabia also strongly condemned the Peshawar mosque blast.
The Saudi Foreign Ministry condemned the attacks on places of worship, intimidation of peaceful people, and shedding of the blood of innocents and stressed that Saudi Arabia stands with the brotherly country of Pakistan against all forms of violence, extremism, and terrorism, regardless of its motives.
“Saudi Arabia expresses its condolences and sympathies to the families of the victims and the government and people of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan and prays for the speedy recovery of the injured,” a statement issued by the Saudi Foreign Ministry said.