ISLAMABAD: The US on Friday said it was committed to working with Pakistan in the joint effort to combat terrorism and bring to justice those behind terrorist attacks. “We appreciate the support of Pakistani authorities, who responded immediately and are investigating the incident,” said a US embassy statement issued in response to Friday morning’s terrorist attack on a vehicle belonging to the US Consulate in Peshawar. The statement said the vehicle was hit by an improvised explosive device but no US personnel were seriously injured. “Our thoughts are with all those injured in the heinous attack,” the statement added.
Published in The Express Tribune, May 21st, 2011.
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