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PM appreciates Modi’s responce over university attack

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ISLAMABAD, 21 JAN (DNA) – Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Wednesday appreciated the sentiment expressed by Indian counterpart Narendra Modi on Charsadda incident.

“The Prime Minister of Pakistan appreciates the sentiment expressed by the Prime Minister of India with regard to the tragic and cowardly terrorist attack against the innocent students and faculty members of the Bacha Khan University in Charsadda today,” the Foreign Office said in a statement.

The FO said: “This incident is yet another reminder that terrorism is our common enemy and a cooperative approach is essential to eliminate it from the region.” Earlier on Wednesday, Modi strongly condemned the terror attack on Bacha Khan University in Charsadda and expressed condolences to families of the deceased.

Strongly condemn the terror attack at Bacha Khan University in Pakistan. Condolences to families of the deceased. Prayers with the injured. On the other hand, Indian President Pranab Mukherjee also condemned the attack.

He said, “I am deeply saddened to learn of the barbaric terrorist attack on Bacha Khan University at Charasada, Pakistan. The attack is all the more condemnable as the terrorists chose for this heinous crime the death anniversary of the great Badshah Khan, who worked tirelessly for peace.”

“The strongly condemnable attack once again shows that no difference can be made between good and bad terrorists and all forms of terrorism and all manner of support to them need to be completely eradicated,” he added.

He also conveyed his heartfelt condolences to the bereaved families, and prayed for the speedy recovery of the injured. At least 21 people including students and staff members of the university were killed and 30 injured in the attack. Four suspected attackers also died in a battle that lasted nearly two hours. DNA






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