Statement by the Press Secretary on the Terrorist Attack in Quetta, Pakistan


Office of the Press Secretary


The United States condemns in the strongest terms today’s horrific suicide attack in Quetta, Pakistan.  That this attack occurred at a hospital and appeared to target a gathering of lawyers mourning the death of a respected colleague makes it all the more heinous.  Our hearts go out to the families and other loved ones of the more than 60 killed, and we wish a speedy recovery to the dozens more injured.  The United States is committed to our continuing counterterrorism partnership with Pakistan, and we remain resolute in joining with the people of Pakistan in confronting terrorism in Pakistan and across the region.