Peshawar attack a senseless act of unspeakable brutality: Modi

At least 124 students were among 126 people killed in a terror attack by Taliban at a Peshawar school.

New Delhi | Published: December 16, 2014 5:31 pm

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday strongly condemned the terror attack on a Peshawar school, calling it “cowardly” and “a senseless act of unspeakable brutality”.

“My heart goes out to everyone who lost their loved ones today. We share their pain & offer our deepest condolences.

“Strongly condemn the cowardly terrorist attack at a school in Peshawar. It is a senseless act of unspeakable brutality that has claimed lives of the most innocent of human beings – young children in their school,” Modi tweeted.

At least 124 students were among 126 people killed today when heavily-armed Arabic-speaking Taliban suicide attackers stormed an army-run school, shooting from classroom-to- classroom and taking several hostages using them as human shield in Pakistan’s volatile Peshawar city.

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  1. T
    Dec 16, 2014 at 1:06 pm
    Indeed, brutality of unimaginable proportion! About time that the communities and societies sympathizing with and harboring these terrorists realize that they are friends of no one but only themselves and their terrorist objectives!