Obama Condemns Terrorist Massacre Of Hundreds Of Children and Teachers In Pakistan

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After an eight hour siege during which terrorists attacked an Army Public School in Pakistan massacring children and teachers, reportedly killing 135 mostly children and injuring 114, President Obama strongly condemned their depravity and reiterated the commitment of the United States government in supporting the government of Pakistan in its fight against terrorism.

“The United States condemns in the strongest possible terms today’s horrific attack on the Army Public School in Peshawar, Pakistan. Our hearts and prayers go out to the victims, their families, and loved ones,” the President said in a statement. “By targeting students and teachers in this heinous attack, terrorists have once again shown their depravity.”

Reddif reports the terrorists who stormed the school were “heavily-armed Taliban suicide bombers”.

Secretary of State John Kerry speaking in London war reported by the Guardian to have said, “(W)herever you live, wherever you are, those are our children and this is the world’s loss,” and called the attacks “absolutely gut wrenching.”

Reddif reported Tuesday morning that all six of the Taliban terrorists dead.

“The combat operation is over, the security personnel are carrying out clearance operation and hopefully they will clear the building in a while,” said police official Abdullah Khan.

Health Secretary of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Mustaq Jadoon said that the death toll has risen to 135 with 114 injured.

President Obama reiterated the commitment of the United States to support Pakistan in its efforts to fight terrorism, concluding his statement with, “We stand with the people of Pakistan, and reiterate the commitment of the United States to support the Government of Pakistan in its efforts to combat terrorism and extremism and to promote peace and stability in the region.”

6 Replies to “Obama Condemns Terrorist Massacre Of Hundreds Of Children and Teachers In Pakistan”

  1. This is the long-term fruit of “fighting Communism” in the region, three and four decades ago. What the fruit will be of our treatment of prisoners of war beggars imagination.

  2. This is so far beyond the pale that its really hard to understand why it would be done. The people know who these people are

  3. I don’t see any difference between the Taliban/Al Queda/ISIS…and the GOP. All have extremist religious views and all prefer their citizens ignorant

  4. They say timing is everything and it makes me wonder was this date picked for a reason

    Now one would think the Pakistani army and intelligence sources will stop playing both sides and finally declare war on the Pak-Taliban and if that happens they been there before

    Today is also the 43rd anniversary of Pakistan’s surrender to India in the Indo-Pakistani War of 1971, which may be why this attack was carried out today
    Bangladesh Liberation War
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bangladesh_Liberation_War

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