Pakistan strongly condemn killing of Pakistan-origin family in Canada

ISLAMABAD (Dunya News) - Pakistan has strongly condemned the killing of a Pakistan-origin family in Canada and said the tragic incident is yet another manifestation of systematic rise in Islamophobia.

In response to media queries, Foreign Office Spokesperson Zahid Hafeez Chaudhri said such incidents reinforced the imperative for the international community to work together for interfaith harmony and peaceful coexistence.

He said we strongly condemn the Islamophobic incident that resulted in the tragic death of four family members of Pakistani origin, in London, Ontario. Our thoughts and prayers are with the victims and their families.

The Spokesperson said Pakistan’s High Commission in Ottawa and the Consulate General in Toronto are in close contact with the relevant Canadian authorities to ascertain the facts of the case and to ensure that the perpetrators of this heinous act were brought to justice.