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‘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…

US offers $5mn reward for information on Mullah Fazlullah

WASHINGTON: The US State Department placed a $5 million reward for information leading to the identification or location of Tehreek–e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) chief Mullah Fazlullah The department also offered $3 million each for two other militants associated with TTP factions: Abdul Wali, leader of Jamaat ul-Ahrar, and Mangal Bagh, the leader of Lashkar-e-Islam. The statement issued by the department describes Maulana Fazlullah as the leader of the TTP, a terrorist organization that has claimed responsibility for…

APS mastermind Umar Mansoor killed in US drone strike in Afghanistan: sources

KABUL: A US drone strike in Afghanistan has resulted in the death of Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) commandar Umar Mansoor, ARY News reported on Wednesday. The drone strike targeting militants in Paktia province of Afghanistan killed at least 35 people on Tuesday. Reports within Afghan media suggest that the TTP chief Umar Mansoor was killed in the attack. Umar Mansoor had claimed responsibility for the December 16, 2014 Army Public School (APS) massacre and Bacha Khan University attack in Pakistan. Usman Mansoor…