ISLAMABAD- People of the Turkey today observed one day mourning for martyrs of Peshawar tragedy as Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan called up Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif and condemned the brutal act of terror in a Peshawar school killing.

Showing his solidarity with Pakistani nation, the Turkish president conveyed his condolences to the families of innocent kids and people. Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu also called Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and expressed sympathy, grief and solidarity with the people of Pakistan.

He said that he has just announced one-day mourning in Turkey on this tragic incident. Meantime, Afghan President Ashraf Ghani and Chief Executive Abdullah Abdullah also phoned premier Sharif and voiced their sorrow over the tragedy, saying, “Afghan people stand by Pakistan on this national tragedy as this is a mourning day for the people of Afghanistan too.”

Sharif thanked the leaders of brother countries and said Pakistan stands firm to eradicate terrorism from its soil. All possible efforts will be maintained to bring stability in the region.