The Security Council on Wednesday condemned Monday’s terrorist attack in Karachi, Pakistan, which resulted in several deaths.
In a press statement, the members of the Security Council expressed their deepest sympathy and condolences to the families of the victims and to the government of Pakistan, and wished a speedy and full recovery to those who were injured.
The council members underlined the need to bring perpetrators, organizers, financiers and sponsors of these reprehensible acts of terrorism to justice, and urged all states to cooperate actively with the government of Pakistan and all other relevant authorities in this regard.
They reaffirmed that terrorism in all its forms and manifestations constitutes one of the most serious threats to international peace and security, and asked all states to combat by all means threats to international peace and security caused by terrorist acts.
A group of four militants stormed the Pakistan Stock Exchange compound in the southern port city of Karachi on Monday morning, killing one police officer and three security guards deployed at the venue, and wounding at least seven people, including security personnel. All the four militants were killed in an exchange of fire.
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