TEHRAN, Feb. 17 (Xinhua) -- Iran's Foreign Ministry on Friday condemned recent deadly terror attack in Pakistan as a "brutal and savage" act.
In a statement, the Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qasemi offered his condolences to the Pakistani people and government and the families of victims.
"The instrumental use of terror and intimidation for political purposes is the dirtiest method in the arena of politics," the spokesman was quoted as saying by Tasnim news agency.
Qassemi urged all the countries and international organizations to combat terrorism and do their responsibilities against terror, violence and extremism.
The death toll of Thursday's suicide blast at a Sufi shrine in Pakistan's south Sindh province has risen to 88 on Friday. Also, 343 others were also injured in the explosion.