Aga Khan shocked and saddened by attack
In a press release by leader of the Ismaili community, Aga Khan, he expresses shock and sadness in wake of today’s attack.
“This attack represents a senseless act of violence against a peaceful community. My thoughts and prayers are with the families of those killed and wounded in the attack,” the statement says.
The Aga Khan noted that the Ismailis are a peaceful global community living in harmony with other religious and ethnic groups in many countries across the world, including in the Muslim world.
The Ismaili leaders in Pakistan are currently involved in an emergency operation trying to help the survivors of the attack, the statement further stated.