Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday night spoke to his Pakistan counterpart Nawaz Sharif offering his “deepest condolences” on the dastardly terror attack at a school in Peshawar and said India stands firmly with his country in the fight against terrorism.
Giving details of his conversation with Sharif in his Twitter account, Modi appealed to all schools across India to observe two-minute silence tomorrow “as a mark of solidarity.”
“Spoke to PM Nawaz Sharif over the telephone. Offered my deepest condolences on the dastardly terror attack in Peshawar,” Modi tweeted on Tuesday night.
“India stands firmly with Pakistan in fight against terror. Told PM Sharif we are ready to provide all assistance during this hour of grief,” the PM said in another tweet.
As many as 141 people, nearly all of them school children, were massacred on Tuesday when heavily-armed Taliban suicide bombers stormed a Pakistan army-run school in Peshawar firing indiscriminately, leaving another 130 injured