The Founder and Leader of Muttahida Quami Movement (MQM) Mr Altaf Hussain has strongly condemned the suicide blast outside a mosque in the Pat Bazar Area of Hangu in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province. He expressed his grief and sorrow on the killing and injuring of several people in the deadly blast. He said that the terrorists using the name of Islam for carrying out such blasts were, in fact, bringing the religion of peace into disrepute.
Mr Hussain extended sympathies to the grieving families of the people who lost their lives in the blast. He appealed to President Asif Zardari, Prime Minister Raja Pervaiz Ashraf, Interior Minister Rehman Malik, Governor and Chief Minister of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa to take serious notice of the blast in the Pat Bazar area. He said that steps should be taken to protect the life and property of common people.