Omar Abdullah condemns Taliban attack in Pakistan school
Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Tuesday condemned the Taliban assault on a Pakistani school that left more than 120 dead and said "inhuman" and "barbaric" words were not enough to describe the perpetrators.
Srinagar: Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Tuesday condemned the Taliban assault on a Pakistani school that left more than 120 dead and said "inhuman" and "barbaric" words were not enough to describe the perpetrators.
"What terrible, heart breaking images of the attack in #Peshawar. Inhuman and barbaric don't even begin to describe the perpetrators," Omar tweeted.
Lashing out at the Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan which has claimed responsibility for the attack, Omar said they have converted the school into a killing field.
"Schools are supposed to be places of sanctuary & today these Godless animals have converted one in to a killing field," he wrote on Twitter.Com.
The Chief Minister also criticised people who were of the opinion that Pakistan was getting what it deserved.
"And to my fellow countrymen who say Pakistan got what it deserves - SHAME ON YOU. They are children likes yours and mine," he added.
Meanwhile, Omar's National Conference strongly condemned the attack on the army school in Peshawar.
Party general secretary Ali Mohammad Sagar expressed deep shock over this barbaric incident.
"We strongly condemn this inhuman act of utter barbarism. Innocent school going children over 100 of them have been martyred in this attack.
"No religion especially holy Islam allows any such cowardly attacks on innocent people particularly women and children," Sagar said.
Sagar said our heart goes out to all the families who have lost their loved ones in today's terrorist attack.
"People of Kashmir share their pain and offer our deepest condolences to the bereaved families. We pray to almighty to give patience and strength to the bereaved families to bear this immense loss," Sagar said.
The National Conference leader said the attack is shocking and appalling and the terrorists have attacked the whole humanity today.