Khyber PakhtoonKhuwa

'Compensation to Peshawar attack victims next week'

PESHAWAR: Information Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) Mushtaq Ghani has said that the provincial government will distribute cheques to the families of the Peshawar attack from February 9, ARY News reported.

Mushtaq Ghani, speaking exclusively to ARY News, said that the investigation of the Peshawar school attack is ongoing.

Taliban gunmen stormed Peshawar’s Army Public School on 16th December, 2014 in which 150 people including 135 children and nine staff members were killed.

He added that the provincial government is ensuring that the families are provided the aid.

KP’s Information Minister added that the decision of awarding the prestigious Nishan-e-Haider award to the children, which were killed in the attack, will be made by the federal government.

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