PM Nawaz vows to avenge every drop of ‘our children’s blood’

PESHAWAR: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Tuesday told the terrorists in unequivocal terms that ‘we will avenge every single drop of our children’s blood’.

“The time has come for the entire nation to rise against the terrorists,” the Premier asserted during his visit to Corps Headquarters, Peshawar.

He said the Peshawar school carnage has renewed resolve of the whole nation against the scourge of terrorism.

Nawaz Sharif said the blood of the second generation of Pakistan’s soldiers is also being sacrificed for the motherland.

He called upon the media to make it their first priority to bolster the resolve of the nation towards fighting the cancer of terrorism.

Prime Minister was given a briefing on the operation carried out to neutralize the threat at the Army-run school that came under a deadly attack, whose responsiblity was later claimed by the outlawed Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP).

Chief of Army Staff Staff, General Raheel Sharif and Corps Commander Peshawar were present on the occasion.

Earlier, the Prime Minister also announced a three day national mourning to express solidarity with the families of those who lost their loved ones in the barbaric attack on the school worst ever in the country s history.