PAKISTAN HONORS THE VICTIMS OF THE MASSACRE AT BACHA KHAN UNIVERSITY

Pakistan paid tribute Thursday to the 21 victims of the terrorist attack yesterday against the University of Bacha Khan in western countries. The flags will be flown at half-mast and a prayer ceremony is scheduled in the morning.

Pakistan honors Thursday, January 21 to 21 victims of the terrorist attack that targeted the eve Bacha Khan University, in the north-west. The flags will be flown at half-mast on public buildings and a prayer ceremony is scheduled in the morning in the capital Islamabad, said the services of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif.

The head of government and General Raheel Sharif, powerful chief of Staff, agreed to continue “full speed the war against terrorism and extremism,” the source said. “The whole nation supported this war, and it will be carried to its logical conclusion.”

Wednesday morning, four men armed with assault rifles and grenades, took advantage of the fog to enter the university campus in Charsadda, about fifty kilometers from Peshawar. They slaughtered twenty people, mostly students, before being shot dead by police.