Prime Minister condemns Pathankot attack

- Post Report, Kathmandu

Jan 7, 2016-

Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli on Wednesday sent a message to his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi and condoled the loss of lives in a terrorist attack on Pathankot air force base on January 2.

In the message, PM Oli has said that the Government of Nepal unequivocally condemns terrorism in all its forms and manifestations and holds the view that terrorism must be firmly and resolutely dealt with wherever and whenever it takes place. 

While wishing early recovery of those injured, Prime Minister Oli has expressed belief that the perpetrators of the heinous act will be brought to justice at the earliest.

Over seven Indian soldiers were killed and other 22 were injured in the attack on Indian air force base. 

At this hour of grief, PM Oli, on behalf of the government and people of Nepal, and on his own behalf, has extended heartfelt condolences and sympathies to the prime minister of India and through him to the bereaved families, according to a Foreign Ministry statement.

Published: 07-01-2016 08:56

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