Sharif appreciates sentiment expressed by PM Modi on university attack

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Islamabad, Jan 21 (ANI): Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif appreciated his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi’s sentiment with regard to the tragic terrorist attack on Bacha Khan University.

“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,” Pakistan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs said in a statement.

“Strongly condemn the terror attack at Bacha Khan University in Pakistan. Condolences to families of the deceased. Prayers with the injured,” Prime Minister Modi had said in a tweet.

This incident is yet another reminder that terrorism is our common enemy and a cooperative approach is essential to eliminate it from the region, the Foreign Ministry added.

At least 21 people were killed and 30 injured in yesterday’s attack.

Four suspected attackers also died in a battle that lasted nearly three hours at Bacha Khan University in Charsadda. (ANI)

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