ISLAMABAD, May 12 (Xinhua) -- Pakistani President Asif Zardari and caretaker Prime Minister Mir Hazar Khan Khoso on Sunday expressed their anguish at the tragic loss of precious lives resulting from the terrorist attack in Turkey, local media reported.
Many innocent Turkish people were killed or injured in terror attacks in the Turkish border town of Reyhanli on Saturday.
In separate messages of condolence addressed to Turkish President Abdullah Gul and Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Pakistani president and prime minister offered deep condolences and sympathy to the government and brotherly people of Turkey over this heinous crime.
The two leaders observed that Pakistan, being a victim of terrorism itself, fully understood and shared the pain and agony of the people of Turkey.
The president stated that Pakistan abhorred terrorism in all its forms and manifestations while underscoring the need to have resolute determination to defeat the evil forces of terrorism from the region, the Foreign Ministry said.
The prime minister expressed solidarity with the government and people of Turkey in this testing hour.