The Polit Bureau of the CPI(M) expresses its shock and horror at the massacre of 132 school children in Peshawar. Another 120 have been seriously injured. The Party denounces this unspeakable atrocity committed by the Tehrik-e-Taliban which shows their inhuman and depraved state of mind. The Polit Bureau extends its heartfelt condolences and shares the anguish of the parents and families of those have been killed.
The Polit Bureau of the CPI(M) expresses its shock and grief at the suicide bombing attack at the Wagah border which has caused the deaths of 55 people including women and children. The blast occurred at Wagah at the time of the flag lowering ceremony.This horrific attack underlines the threat posed by the extremist-terrorist groups in both Pakistan and India which needs to be countered by close cooperation between the two countries. The Polit Bureau conveys its heartfelt condolences to all the families in Pakistan who have been affected by the terrorist attack.
The fact that three heavily armed terrorists could cross the fenced and fortified border with ease and indiscriminately fire attacking a police station, traveling some distance to mount an attack on an army camp exposes the serious lacuna in our security apparatus. These need to be corrected with great urgency.