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Congress leader condemns Pakistan blasts

HT Correspondent , Hindustan Times  Gurdaspur, September 23, 2013
First Published: 23:03 IST(23/9/2013) | Last Updated: 23:04 IST(23/9/2013)

All Saints Church chairman and senior Congress leader Kanwal Bakshi on Monday condemned the twin suicide blasts which claimed 78 people of a community, including women and children, in Peshawar, Pakistan, during Sunday service.

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More than 130 people were killed in the attack on All Saints Church, one of the oldest churches in Pakistan, built in 1883. Chandullah Group, a faction of terror outfit Tehreek-e-Taliban claimed responsibility for the attack.

Terming the blasts a "cowardly act", Bakshi urged the Pakistan government to ensure safety of all minorities in the country.

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