Monday, 03 September 2012 17:37:51
No U.S. Consulate personnel kill in terrorist attack in Peshawar: US
ISLAMABAD, Sep 3 (APP): U.S. Embassy while commenting on the
terrorist attack in Peshawar on Monday confirmed that a vehicle
belonging to U.S. consulate in Peshawar was hit in an apparent
terrorist attack but denided that any consulate personnel was killed
in this incident.
Commenting on the incident, the U.S. embassy quoted the
statement issued by Spokesperson Department of State Toria Nuland,
to confirm the incident that the U.S. Consulate vehicle was hit in
this terrorist attack.
The statement further stated that two U.S. personnel and two
Pakistani staff of the Consulate were injured while no U.S.
Consulate personnel were killed.
Following statement has been issued by the U.S. embassy
quoting the statement by Department of State Spokesperson Ambassador
"We can confirm that a vehicle belonging to the U.S. Consulate
in Peshawar was hit in an apparent terrorist attack. Two U.S.
personnel and two Pakistani staff of the Consulate were injured and
are receiving medical treatment. No U.S. Consulate personnel were
killed, but we are seeking further information about other victims
of this heinous act. We stand ready to work with Pakistani
authorities on a full investigation so that the perpetrators can be
brought to justice."