Minister: (Militants cannot frighten Pakistani nation, says minister)

ISLAMABAD: Minister for Information Pervez Rashid on Wednesday condemned the attack of terrorists on Bacha Khan University in Charsadda.

Speaking in the National Assembly (NA), he expressed deep grief over the deaths of students and staffers and stated that all the political, security and military entities have to be united for combating the menace of terrorism.

He said the militants cannot frighten Pakistani nation. He said Khyber Pakhtunkhwa police, soldiers and special forces launched a ground and air operation at the university in a bid to shut down the assault.

He said a report having detailed information was being prepared which will be forwarded to the higher authorities for further investigation.