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TTP claims responsibility for Quetta suicide blast: Rana Sanaullah

The Interior Minister has assured to extend support to provincial governments in tackling with the menace of terrorism.



TTP claims responsibility for Quetta suicide blast: Rana Sanaullah
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Islamabad: Interior Minister Rana Sanaullah Khan on Thursday stated that banned Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) has taken responsibility for the latest terrorist attack in Quetta, which took at least four lives and injured several. 

While addressing a press conference in Islamabad, the federal minister said resurge of terrorism is also a matter of concern for neighboring Afghanistan where Pakistan has been extending every possible assistance for peace. 

Terming the outlawed organization a ‘serious threat’, he further added said the federal government is keeping a check on the security situation across the country and our security forces are fully capable of dealing with any challenge.

Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader has assured to extend all out support to provincial governments and law enforcement agencies in tackling with the menace of terrorism.

“The attack was condemnable and alarming not only for Pakistan but for the whole region,” stressed PML-N leader.

“The provincial governments of Balochistan and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa should fulfill their responsibility of ensuring law and order and may at any time seek federation's assistance to counter the terrorist threat,” added Interior Minister.   

While taking a jibe at Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan, the minister said, “He (Imran Khan) is trying to destabilize the country”, adding that Khan is determined to create anarchy.