United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has condemned the terrorist bombing at a hospital in Quetta. In a statement, he termed it appalling and urged the government to do its utmost to ensure safety of the people and bring to justice the perpetrators of the attack. He also extended his heartfelt condolences to the victims and their families. Turkish foreign ministry has also condemned the Quetta bombing. The ministry in a written statement said Turkey felt great sadness over the killing of a large number of people and injury to dozens others in the terrorist attack. The European Union has extended its sincere condolences to the families and friends of the victims of the terror incident that took place in Quetta saying `there is no justification for such acts of terrorism.’ According to EU spokesperson’s statement, the EU continued to stand by Pakistan in its fight against terrorism and violent extremism and to support the Pakistani authorities in their efforts to maintain the rule of law. The US state dept. also condemns terrorist attack in Quetta The United States condemns in the strongest terms the terrorist attacks in Quetta, including the bombing at the Civil Hospital that killed dozens of Pakistanis and wounded many more, and the murder of Bilal Anwar Kasi, President of the Baluchistan Bar Association. United States extended its deepest condolences to the loved ones of those killed and injured, and offered its assistance to Prime Minister Sharif as his government investigates and works to bring the murderers to justice.
May 13, 2018