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Pakistan Lodges Strong Protest With US Envoy Over Youth Killing

The Foreign Office on Sunday summoned US Ambassador to Pakistan David Hale and registered a strong protest against the killing of a Pakistani citizen by a US official in a road accident in Islamabad.
In a statement issued from foreign office on Sunday, the US ambassador was called to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and a strong protest was lodged by Foreign Secretary Tehmina Janjua on the tragic death of the motorcyclist and serious injury to the co-rider in the traffic accident on Saturday that involved a US diplomat.It said that the envoy expressed his deep sympathy and sadness over the loss of life and assured that the embassy would fully cooperate in the investigation.
The foreign secretary conveyed that justice will take its course in accordance with the law of the land and the Vienna Convention on Diplomatic Relations 1961.