New Delhi, Jan 20 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday condemned the terror attack at the Bacha Khan University in Pakistan’s Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province.
“Strongly condemn the terror attack at Bacha Khan University in Pakistan. Condolences to families of the deceased. Prayers with the injured,” Modi tweeted.
At least 15 people, including four gunmen, were killed when terrorists stormed the university campus earlier on Wednesday, Dawn reported citing sources from the Edhi Foundation emergency assistance service.
The gunmen opened fire at the students and faculty members who gathered in a school on the campus for a poetry recital to commemorate the anniversary of the activist-leader after whom the school is named.