The Founder and Leader of Muttahida Quami Movement (MQM) Mr Altaf Hussain has strongly condemned the car explosion in a market in Jamrud Town of Khyber Agency. He expressed his grief and sorrow on the killing and wounding of several persons in the deadly blast. He said that bomb blasts and other incidents of terrorism are aimed at weakening the country and creating instability. He said that the terrorists would not be able to break the resolve of the armed forces, security forces, law-enforcing agencies and the general public against terrorism.
Mr Hussain sympathized with the grieving families and prayed Allah to give them courage and patience to bear the loss of their loved-ones in the blast. He also prayed for the early recovery of the injured. He demanded of President Asif Zardari, Prime Minister Raja Pervaiz Ashraf, and Federal Interior Minister Rehman Malik to take serious notice of the blast in Jamrud town. He said that effective steps should be taken to protect the life and property of the public, and the killers should be brought to justice.