Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and other MPs on Wednesday observed a two-minute silence in memory of Peshawar school terror victims, Indian media reported.
According to the report, schools across the neigbouring country also observed a two-minute silence and held special prayers to remember the victims of the terror attack on a military-run school in Peshawar on Tuesday.
— ANI (@ANI_news) December 17, 2014
On Tuesday evening, Modi spoke to Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on phone and offered “deepest condolences and all assistance” in the hour of grief.
“This terrible tragedy has shaken the conscience of the world” and “that this moment of shared pain and mourning is also a call for our two countries and all those who believe in humanity to join hands to decisively and comprehensively defeat terrorism so that the children in Pakistan, India and elsewhere do not have to face a future darkened by the lengthening shadow of terrorism,” he was quoted saying to his Pakistani counterpart in the report.
— Syed Akbaruddin (@MEAIndia) December 16, 2014