Barack Obama calls Nawaz Sharif, offers "unwavering support" after attack

US President Barack Obama spoke by phone with Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Tuesday to express condolences and "unwavering support" after Taliban militants attacked a school, killing 132 students.

Washington: US President Barack Obama spoke by phone with Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Tuesday to express condolences and "unwavering support" after Taliban militants attacked a school, killing 132 students.

"The two leaders acknowledged the shared threat from terrorism and the president made clear that the United States will continue to support Pakistan in its fight against extremism," the White House said in a statement.

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