U.S. Kerry in Pakistan for talks on security after school massacre

January 12, 2015 2:28 PM

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U.S. Kerry in Pakistan for talks on security after school massacre

ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry arrived in Pakistan on Monday on an unannounced trip to urge the government to do more to crack down on militant groups following last month's massacre of 134 children by Taliban gunmen.

Kerry is due to meet Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and Army Chief Raheel Sharif as he aims both to offer sympathy and to galvanise Pakistan to combat militants who have used its territory to attack neighbouring Afghanistan and India.

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