FBI working with Pakistan to investigate foreign tourists killing: US

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WASHINGTON: Condemning the brutal killing of foreign tourists/mountaineers, the United States of America Monday said that FBI was working with Pakistani officials to investigate the cowardly attack. “The FBI is working with Pakistani authorities to gather more information regarding this incident,” State Department spokesman Patrick Ventrell said during a media briefing.

“The United States government strongly condemns the terrorist attack on tourists in the northern areas of Pakistan in which nine innocent tourists and a Pakistani guide were murdered on June 23rd,” he said.

“Our condolences go out to the loved ones affected by this senseless violence. And we can confirm that there was an American citizen among those who were killed in the attack. So we continue to express our condolences,” Ventrell said.