Terrorist Attack on United States Consulate Personnel in Peshawar


Islamabad: This morning, a vehicle belonging to the U.S. Consulate in Peshawar was hit by an improvised explosive device. The explosion damaged the vehicle, but no U.S. personnel were seriously injured. According to media reports, at least one person was killed and bystanders were injured.

We appreciate the support of Pakistani authorities, who responded immediately and are investigating the incident.

Our thoughts are with all those injured by this heinous attack.

The United States is committed to working with Pakistan in our joint effort to combat terrorism and to bring to justice those behind this attack.

For more information, contact:
Alberto Rodriguez
Spokesman
Information Office
Public Affairs Section
U.S. Embassy, Islamabad- Pakistan
Cell: +92300 501 2640
Web: http://islamabad.usembassy.gov