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Minister Flanagan condemns attack on Pakistan school

 

Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade, Charlie Flanagan, TD, today condemned the attack on a school in Pakistan and expressed his condolences to the families of victims.

 

“I wholeheartedly condemn the tragic killing of school children and others in Pakistan today. This was an attack of savage brutality which targeted innocent children in their place of study.

“Those responsible showed extreme cowardice in carrying out this senseless act of violence.

“I wish to express my heartfelt condolences and those of the Irish people to the families of the victims and to the people and the authorities of Pakistan on this tragic day."

 

ENDS