After the Taliban killed more than 100 children at a Pakistan school on Tuesday, Malala Yousafzai spoke out in an emotional video statement. At least 141 deaths have been reported, 132 of them being children. Taliban gunmen attacked a military-run school in Peshawar, Pakistan, where most of the students killed were between 12 and 16 years old. In a statement, President Barack Obama said, "Our hearts and prayers go out to the victims, their families, and loved ones," adding, "We stand with the people of Pakistan." Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai, who was shot by the Taliban in 2012, also released a statement, saying, "Innocent children in their school have no place in horror such as this. I condemn these atrocious and cowardly acts and stand united with the government and armed forces of Pakistan whose efforts so far to address this horrific event are commendable." She also posted a video message, which you can watch above.
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