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President Musharraf condemns blast in S. Pakistan
Updated: 2005-11-16 01:06

President General Pervez Musharraf condemned Tuesday morning's bombing in the southern Pakistani city of Karachi as an act of terrorism and directed the concerned authorities to launch an immediate and thorough investigation into it, according to Pakistan's official news agency APP.

"We condemn this dastardly act-whoever is responsible for this should be held accountable in accordance with the law," he said.

The Pakistani president expressed profound grief and sorrow over loss of innocent lives in the bombing incident in Karachi and offered condolences to the bereaved families.

He asked the concerned authorities to provide best medical treatment to the injured.

According to local press reports, the blast has killed at least three people and injured 21 others.

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