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Islamabad: President Mamnoon Hussain and Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif have strongly condemned the blast in Quetta in which many precious lives were lost.

In their separate statements, the two leaders expressed deep sorrow and grief on the loss of life.

In his statement, Prime Minister said the government is committed to stamp out extremism from the country and the operation will continue till elimination of terrorism.

He said Pakistan Army has destroyed hideouts of terrorists and is now engaged to eliminate terrorists.

Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan, Balochistan Governor Mohammad Khan Achakzai and Chief Minister Sardar Sanaullah Zehri have condemned the blast and directed to provide all best medical facilities to the injured.

Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif and leaders of different political parties have condemned the blast and expressed sympathies with the families of the victims.

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