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APS survivor meets Pakistan legends at Leeds

LEEDS: A teenage Pakistan boy, who survived the Army Public School terrorist attack in 2014, met the Pakistani cricket legends during the second day’s play between Pakistan and England at Headingley on Saturday.

Waleed Khan survived a dozen bullets in the attack which left some 150 plus kids and teachers dead in one of the most barbaric attacks in Pakistan. He now plays cricket and studies in Birmingham.

The boy was invited as a special guest by the Test Match Special commentary Team to Headingley to share the horrific experience of the attack and his life which changed after the attack.

Waleed met Pakistan greats Waqar Younis, Wasim Akram and Ramiz Raja who are here as part of the commentary team.

“I am here before you after surviving the attack and enjoying life,” Waleed said. “I now play cricket and am honoured to have met Pakistani legends which is a dream come true for me.”

Pakistan greats appreciated the bravery of Waleed and shared some good vibes with the teenager.

““Sometimes the real superheroes live in the hearts of the children who have fought the biggest battles” Waleed from APS school is one of our brave souls who survived one of the darkest days of our Nation. His strength is as Great as any man I know.

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