ISLAMABAD - Minister for Information, Broadcasting and National Heritage Senator Pervaiz Rashid on Tuesday strongly condemned the terrorists attack on a school in Peshawar.

In a statement, the minister termed the cowardly act of killing and making hostage to innocent students and teachers as inhuman and barbaric. The minister said that terrorists cannot demoralise the nation through theses kind of attacks.   

He said that terrorists cannot deter the nation's resolve to root out the menace of terrorism from the country.

The minister expressed deep grief and sorrow over the loss of more than 100 innocent lives in the incident. He also prayed for the early recovery of the injured.

The minster said Prime Minster Nawaz Sharif monitored operation against terrorists personally and he has called also a meeting of parliamentary parties regarding terrorism in Peshawar today.