DOHA, -- The State of Qatar has condemned an attack that targeted a police college in the Pakistani city of Quetta, the capital of Balochistan province, and led to the killing and injuring dozens of people.

Qatar News Agency, QNA, quoted a statement released by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Qatar as stressing that such criminal acts are in no way connected to the principles of Islam. The statement also renewed highlighting Qatar's position which rejects violence and terrorism in all its forms regardless of its motives.

The statement also stressed Qatar and its government's solidarity with the people of Pakistan, expressing condolences to the government and people of Pakistan as well as the families of the victims, wishing the injured a speedy recovery.

Source: Emirates News Agency