August 10, 2016

“The Australian Bar Association is shocked and saddened by news of a targeted bombing attack on grieving lawyers and mourners in Quetta, Pakistan, following the murder of the former President of the Baluchistan Bar Association,” said Australian Bar Association President, Patrick O’Sullivan QC.

“We understand the attack, in which 70 people were killed, targeted a gathering of mourners who were grieving the loss of Bilal Anwar Kasi who had been shot and killed earlier in the day.”

“The Australian Bar Association condemns the attack and extend its deepest sympathies and condolences to the lawyers, friends and families involved.”