Lahore—Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif has strongly condemned the blast at a check post in southeastern province of Turkey and expressed deep sense of sorrow and grief over the loss of precious human lives including soldiers.
He sympathized with the bereaved families and prayed for the early recovery of the injured.
The Chief Minister said that people of Pakistan and Punjab equally share the grief of their Turk brethren and are standing by the government and people of Turkey in this hour of sorrow. He said that terrorists have no religion and are worst enemy of humanity.
He said that terrorism is an international issue and collective efforts are needed to tackle this scourge.
Moreover, Shehbaz Sharif has expressed sorrow and grief over the death of five members of a family in a traffic accident near Lodhran and expressed sympathies with the bereaved families.
The Chief Minister issued instructions for provision of best treatment facilities to the injured persons and also sought a report from administration and police regarding the accident.