BEIJING, Nov. 16 (Xinhua) -- Chinese Premier Li Keqiang Tuesday sent his condolences to his Pakistani counterpart, Nawaz Sharif, over a recent terrorist strike which caused heavy casualties.

In the message, Li said that China strongly condemns the bloodshed and will, as always, firmly support the Pakistani government and people in their efforts in safeguarding national stability and fighting against terrorism.

Li, on behalf of the Chinese government, also mourned the dead, and expressed his sincere condolences to the wounded and the families of the victims.

A bomb exploded at a shrine in Pakistan's southwest Balochistan district on Saturday night, killing over 60 people and injuring more than 100 others.