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National Assembly remembers APS attack, reiterates to implement NAP

ISLAMABAD: The National Assembly on Monday remembered the tragic incident of Army Public School Peshawar attack, on its fourth anniversary, and reiterated to implement the National Action Plan (NAP) comprehensively. The House passed a unanimous resolution condemning the atrocities and killings of innocent children at the school. The resolution in this regard was moved forward by Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs Ali Muhammad Khan. Speaking in the House, Pakistan Peoples Party Leader Raja Pervaiz Ashraf said…

After four years, the nation could not forget that painful day of 16th December

The 4th anniversary of the callous terrorist attack on the Army Public School Peshawar that left around 144 people, including children and teachers, dead is being observed today. On December 16, 2014, six gunmen affiliated with the Tehreek-i-Taliban (TTP) conducted a terrorist attack on the Army Public School in Peshawar. The militants, all of whom were foreign nationals entered the school and opened fire on school staff and children, killing 144 people including more than a 100 schoolchildren, ranging between eight and…

‘I saw my friends and teacher die before my eyes’: APS survivor speaks

“I lost my brother Haris Nawaz and saw my friends and teacher die before me, the emotional trauma was too hard to heal,” reminisces Ahmed Nawaz, a survivor of the 2014 attack on Peshawar’s Army Public School. Ahmed Nawaz himself got severely injured in the horrific attack and had to go through a long surgery to save his arm in UK’s Queen Elizabeth Hospital. As he spoke to ARY News on the fourth anniversary of the martyrs of the attack, Ahmed was of the view that terrorists targeted children for they didn’t want the…

PM pays tribute to APS martyrs, reiterates nation’s commitment to peace

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan said on Sunday the martyrs of the Army Public School (APS) tragedy united the entire nation against an enemy.  In a message to mark the 4th anniversary of the horrific terrorist attack on the school in 2014, he paid a rich tribute to the lives lost in the tragedy and expressed sympathies with the parents of the martyred children. The premier said the entire nation shared the grief of the bereaved families, adding that the APS martyrs will always be remembered. He reaffirmed the…

APS attackers are worse than heretics: Sufi Muhammad

PESHAWAR: Sufi Muhammad, the chief of the proscribed Tehreek-e-Nifaz-e-Shariat-e-Mohammadi (TNSM) has said the perpetrators of the attack on the Army Public School are even worst than heretics. Speaking to a private media channel, he strongly condemned those whose have raised arms against the state and the army, and said that Pakistan Army is the defender of the nation. He said they had launched a peaceful campaign which changed radically after the United States led invasion of Afghanistan. He said government launched…

Third anniversary of APS massacre being observed today

KARACHI: The 3rd anniversary of the Army Public School (APS) Peshawar massacre is being commemorated today to remember those who lost their lives in the callous terrorist attack. On Dec 16, 2014 six terrorists stormed the school and martyred around 150 students and teachers. The security forces swiftly responded to the attack and killed all the terrorists. Special prayers were offered for the martyrs and Quran Khwani was also held at mosques after Fajar prayers. A function will be held at the Army Public School…