On Thursday, Egypt strongly condemned the terrorist attack Wednesday night in a hotel in Quetta in Pakistan’s southwestern province of Balochistan, the Egyptian foreign ministry said in a statement.
“Egypt extends its sincere condolences to friendly Pakistan and to the families of the heinous terrorist attack,” it added.
The ministry affirmed Egypt’s support to the Pakistani people and government in the face of terrorism.
A car bomb hit Serena Hotel in Quetta causing many casualties, said the statement, adding that China expressed “condolences to the unfortunate victims and sympathy to the injured.”
Five were killed and a dozen injured in the car bomb attack, according to Balochistan officials, adding that security has been beefed up in major cities across the country after the deadly attack.