Indonesia condemns bombing in Pakistan 2008-09-21 21:24:59   Print

    JAKARTA, Sept. 21 (Xinhua) -- Indonesia strongly condemned the bomb attack in Pakistan and expected the terrorist attack will not deflect the ongoing process of democracy in the country, government spokesman Dino Patti Djalal said on Sunday.

    Indonesia hoped that the Pakistani government could reveal the case and bring the perpetrators to justice, the spokesman said.

    "The Indonesian government strongly condemns the bombings in Marriot Hotel in Pakistan," said Dino.

    "We express a deep condolences to the victims, including Pakistanis and foreign citizens," he said.

    A huge truck bomb exploded at the entrance to the Marriot Hotelin the Pakistani capital of Islamabad on Saturday evening, killing53 people and injuring over 250 others.

    The death toll was expected to rise as some people are still trapped inside the six-story hotel.

Editor: Sun
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