The first anniversary of the Army Public School Peshawar attack is being observed across the country today with all segments of the society paying rich tributes to the martyrs of the attack.
Over 145 people including 132 students were martyred in Taliban’s attack on military-run school.
Batsman Mohammad Hafeez said that the APS martyrs and survivors will always be remembered.
Martyrs & survivors of APS Love u,Miss u & wil b remembered always..🌹🌹🌹👍👍👍👍Pakistan Zindabad
— Mohammad Hafeez (@MHafeez22) December 16, 2015
Batsman Umar Akmal tweeted, “we own our blood and if anyone will make us bleed we will make them plead. We can never forget our little martyrs up there in heavens #Aps14”
Remembering them gave a positive message that WE as NAtion stand as one, #APSAttack2014
— Umar Akmal (@Umar96Akmal) December 15, 2015
Pakistan’s Twenty20 skipper Shahid Afridi tweeted that the martyrdom of the children is engraved in our hearts and brought the whole nation on a single platform.
R children’s martyrdom is engraved in r hearts.it brought d whole nation on a single platform.a true exhibition of courage&determination#APS — Shahid Afridi (@SAfridiOfficial) December 16, 2015
Mohammad Rizwan offered his deepest condolences to the families of the victims.
I feel deep condolence with all the families of APS martyrs May Allah give highest place in jannah to all shaheed #WeStandWithAPSfamilies
— Mohammad Rizwan® (@ImRizwan16) December 15, 2015
“December 16th tragic incident shocked whole nation,martyred & survived all became our heroes”, spinner Saeed Ajmal tweeted.
Pacer Wahab Riaz saluted the martyrs of the attack and said that they will never be forgotten.
Salute 2 martyers of Army Public School Cant believe humanity can b tht cruel U ll always live in our hearts V won’t 4get you #APSMartyrs
— Wahab Riaz (@WahabViki) December 16, 2015
Former Pakistani fast bowler Wasim Akram said that the incident will haunt the nation forever.