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Nepal Condemns Deadly Suicide Blast In Pakistan

KATHMANDU, Feb 17 (Bernama) -- The Nepalese government on Friday condemned a deadly suicide blast at a shrine in Pakistan's south Sindh Province, reports China's Xinhua news agency.

In a press statement, the Nepalese Ministry of Foreign Affairs said the government was deeply saddened by the news of brutal bomb attack in a shrine in Pakistan.

"The Government of Nepal, in line with its principled position, unequivocally condemns terrorism in all its forms and manifestations," the ministry said.

Wishing a speedy recovery of those injured, the Nepal government believed that the perpetrators of these heinous acts will be brought to justice.

Nepal has expressed heartfelt condolences and sympathies to the government and people of Pakistan as well as the bereaved families.

The death toll of a deadly suicide blast at a shrine in Sehwan town of Pakistan's south Sindh Province Thursday night has climbed to 72. Inspector General of Sindh police A.D. Khawaja said over 200 people were also injured in the explosion.

Global terror group Daesh has claimed the attack.

This is the second time when Daesh claimed an attack targeting a shrine in Pakistan over the last three months.

-- BERNAMA