New Delhi: Child rights activist and Nobel laureate Kailash Satyarthi Tuesday condemned the terrorist attack on school children in Pakistan, terming the incident as “one of the darkest days in humanity”.
In a tweet, Satyarthi said: “My heart bleeds for bereaved families. One of the darkest days of humanity. My prayers and condolences are with the families.”
Referring to the children who died as his own, he lamented that children are the first casualties of violence and war. He urged the Pakistani government to protect children and schools from such dastardly attacks and called upon the world to unite in its effort to end such violence.
Nearly 130 children and teachers were killed by Pakistani Taliban in a terror attack on the Army Public School in Peshawar Tuesday.