The sixth anniversary of the brutal terrorist attack on the Army Public School (APS), Peshawar that left around 150 people martyred is being observed today (Wednesday).
On this day 2014, a gang of six militants walked in and stormed the school and martyred more than 140 that morning five years ago.
The deadliest attack in Pakistan’s history, the massacre prompted the government to declare an all-out war against terrorist outfits.
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However, remembering the martyrs, Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) Mahmood Khan said that martyrdom of students and teachers would always be remembered.
He said that innocent students of Army Public School sacrificed their lives to lay a foundation of lasting peace in the country and made the entire nation, government and security forces united against the common enemy.
CM Mahmood said that the provincial government salutes the determination of families of martyrs who bear this great loss with patience and perseverance.
Also, Prime Minister Imran Khan in a message on the the terrorist attack on Peshawar’s APS reiterated the nation’s resolve towards national, regional and world peace.
In his message on the occasion, National Assembly Speaker Asad Qaiser said the scarifies of innocent children of APS Peshawar would not go waste and the scourge of terrorism and extremism would be rooted out from the society.
He noted that the Pakistani nation would always stand with the bereaved families and would continue to share their inexpressible grieve.
Moreover, Senate Chairman Sadiq Sanjrani has said the students and teachers of the APS had written history with their blood to make Pakistan secure and peaceful.