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GFM condemns terror attack on mosque in Pakistan

A view shows the damaged interiors of a Shiite mosque a day after a suicide bomb attack in Peshawar on March 5, 2022, as the death toll rose to 62 overnight as police said they would try to identify the bomber from two severed feet found at the scene. (Photo: AFP)
AMMAN — The Amman-based Global Forum for Moderation (GFM) denounced the terror attack that targeted on Friday a mosque in the Pakistani city of Peshawar, killing some 60 worshipers and wounding 190 others, according to the Jordan News Agency, Petra.اضافة اعلان

The forum issued a press statement on Saturday saying: "These cowardly and morally condemnable acts targeted killing innocent citizens while performing their religious rites on Friday."

It also expressed condolences to the victims' families and wished speedy recovery to the wounded.

In addition, GFM renewed its call for orchestrating national and international efforts at all levels to counter-terrorism and extremism, and expose countries that support them, and urged further action to promote a culture of moderation as a "safety valve" for societies.

The forum also called on various stakeholders to play a stronger role in warding off terrorism and stopping all terrorist attempts to enable societies to live in security, peace, and freedom.

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