Nottingham City Council is opening a book of condolence at Loxley House following the tragic events in Peshawar, Pakistan.

People around the world have been stunned by the news that armed men wearing explosive vests entered a school in Pakistan and killed at least 132 children and nine staff.

Nottingham City Council Deputy Leader, Councillor Graham Chapman, said: “Like many around the world we were shocked by the news of the shooting in a Peshawar school, Pakistan.

“We have a large Pakistani community in Nottingham who, like all of us at the City Council and I am sure the wider community in Nottingham, may want to express their sympathy and support for those in Peshawar who are trying to come to terms with what’s happened.

“We are opening a book of condolence at Loxley House for anyone who wishes to add their thoughts at this sad time.”