Bollywood celebrities today termed the Taliban militants attack on an army-run school in Peshawar, Pakistan as 'sickening' and 'appalling'. The heavily-armed Taliban militants stormed the school in Pakistan's volatile northwestern city of Peshawar and killed over 100, mostly students when they started indiscriminate firing on them.
Pakistani actor-singer Ali Zafar said, "This is sad. Real sad! Children."
Arjun Kapoor said he felt helpless after reading about the attack. "Just reading about Peshawar never felt more helpless... My prayers with everyone in Peshawar all the children and parents... Sad sad day," he tweeted.
Priyanka Chopra tweeted, "Appalling! What kind of wimps hurt kids!"
I send out a prayer. pls God..in whichever form and whatever name.Pls teach your children to value human life.I pray for peace. #Peshawar— PRIYANKA (@priyankachopra) December 16, 2014
Farhan Akhtar said his heart broke after he got to know about the incident. "My heart has broken... The world failed those children in Peshawar... It's a sad sad day," he posted on Twitter.
My heart has broken.. The world failed those children in Peshawar ... It's a sad sad day.— Farhan Akhtar (@FarOutAkhtar) December 16, 2014
Actor Sandhya Mridul feels that after the back-to-back militant attacks on the innocent, the world has gone wrong. "It's a school for god sake! Animals. Why? Why would anyone want to kill children? We humans should be destroyed...This world has gone so wrong. Sickening!," she tweeted.
R Madhavan wrote, "Who are these people actually. Where are they from, their families, their upbringing, their faces, what can drive them to kill children."
Actor-director Rajat Kapoor expressed his anger over the attack and said, "Millions of year of evolution- FOR THIS??! kamaal hai!!"
millions of year of evolution- FOR THIS??! kamaal hai!!— Rajat Kapoor (@mrrajatkapoor) December 16, 2014
"Is there an Allah or a God who will answer to the wails unmeasured grief of the parents whose children were massacred by the talibanis!!," asked Raveena.
How ?why ?what? #PeshawarAttack -unspeakable horror unleashed on innocent schoolchildren, asked Shaban Azmi.
How ?why ?what? #PeshawarAttack -unspeakable horror unleashed on innocent schoolchildren.— Azmi Shabana (@AzmiShabana) December 16, 2014
Inhuman act by killing innocent children . When will all this end? How will all this ever end? What makes these ppl into such monsters?— Bipasha Basu (@bipsluvurself) December 16, 2014
Designer Farah Khan ali also tweeted about the incident.
Sick is the mind that attacks and kills innocent children. #Peshawarattacks. Woe befall each & everyone who did.— Farah Khan (@FarahKhanAli) December 16, 2014
Sonakshi also expressed her anger through her tweet.
Oh god! Whats happening in this world. Times like these make you question humanity. Everyone please pray for whats happening in #Peshawar.— Sonakshi Sinha (@sonakshisinha) December 16, 2014