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Zardari slams tourists’ killing

June 24, 2013
President Asif Ali Zardari.—File Photo
President Asif Ali Zardari.—File Photo

ISLAMABAD: President Asif Ali Zardari on Sunday condemned the terrorist attack on a group of foreign tourists in Gilgit-Baltistan and directed the authorities concerned to present a report to him on the incident.

Expressing shock and sorrow over the incident, the president said such acts of barbarity would not be tolerated and asked the authorities concerned to take stern action against perpetrators of the heinous crime. He expressed sympathy with the bereaved families and said the government and people of Pakistan shared their grief and sorrow at this hour of distress.

He held out an assurance that every action would be taken to arrest culprits involved in the heinous act and bring them to justice. —Staff Reporter