Eminent personalities from the world of politics, cinema and other fields take to Twitter to express their shock and outrage at the militant attack at Army Public School, Peshawar
Prime Minister Narendra Modi @narendramodi: It is a senseless act of unspeakable brutality that has claimed lives of the most innocent of human beings - young children in their school.
Rajnath Singh @BJPRajnathSingh: I strongly condemn the terrorist attack on a school at Peshwar(Pakistan). This dastardly & inhuman attack exposes the real face of terrorism
UK PM David Cameron @David_Cameron: The news from Pakistan is deeply shocking. It’s horrifying that children are being killed simply for going to school.
Farhan Akhtar @FarOutAkhtar: My heart has broken.. The world failed those children in Peshawar ... It’s a sad sad day.
Nobel laureate Kailash Satyarthi @k_satyarthi: These are all our children who’ve been murdered today. My prayers and condolences are with the families #PakSchoolSiege #PeshawarAttack
Imran Khan @ImranKhanPTI: I have never seen such a horrific act as the one today in Peshawar where schoolchildren were targeted & executed in a planned manner.
Priyanka Chopra @priyankachopra: I send out a prayer. pls God..in whichever form and whatever name.Pls teach your children to value human life.I pray for peace. #Peshawar
Kiran Bedi @thekiranbedi: Every terrorist wants maximum bloodshed thru maximum cruelty for maximum publicity for his unsatiated appetite for suffering on his victims