WASHINGTON – The United States on Tuesday condemned the terror attack on Shah Noorani.

Director Press Office US State Department Elizabeth Trudeau said: “We extend our condolences to the victims and their families. Attacks like this only deepen our shared resolve to defeat terrorism and end the targeting of religious minorities.”

“we stand with the people of Pakistan at this difficult hour and remain committed to supporting religious freedom, she said adding “We’ll continue to work with our partners in Pakistan and across the region to combat the threat of terrorism.”

Saturday’s attack on a Sufi shrine in Balochistan claimed the lives of 52 innocent worshipers and wounded over a hundred more.