PM Nawaz condemns attack on Bacha Khan University


ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister (PM) Nawaz Sharif has strongly condemned attack on Bacha Khan University.


In a statement issued, the Prime Minister has condemned the terror attack. PM Nawaz has vowed to cripple terror network and eliminate militants.

Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan has also condemned the attack. The opposition party chief is about to leave for Charsadda to visit the attack site and review the ongoing operation.

Awami National Party’s (ANP) Zahid Khan has said that parliamentary parties are on the same page and desire to see a terror-free Pakistan.

The government and opposition parties had come together to take steps to curb insurgency after attack on an army-run school in December 2014. The Army Public School attack had claimed more than 140 lives, mostly students.

The attack had united political parties for a common cause. An anti-terror strategy was chalked out named National Action Plan (NAP).

The plan aimed at registration of seminaries and called for stricter laws on hate-speeches.

The APS attack came as a reaction to military offensive against banned outfits hideouts in Waziristan and adjoining tribal areas. Pakistan Army is continuing a major strike called Operation Zarb-e-Azb against militants.