Media Statement

06 October 2017

South Africa joins the international community in condemning the terrorist attack on a Shrine in Jhal Magsi, Pakistan, on 5 October 2017

The South African Government condemns, in the strongest possible terms, the brutal killing of 20 worshipers and the injuring of over 25 people, during an attack on a Shrine in the Jhal Magsi district of Balochistan in Pakistan.

The Government of South Africa extends its deepest sympathies and sincere condolences to the Government and People of Pakistan and the families of the deceased. South Africa also wishes the injured a speedy recovery.

South Africa reiterates its stance that terrorism in any form and from whichever quarter cannot be condoned.

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