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Fourth Anniversary of APS Terror Attack Being Observed Today

Web Desk (December 16, 2018): The 4th anniversary of terrorist attack on Army Public School Peshawar is being observed Sunday (today).

According to the media reports, a special function has been arranged in Army Public School Peshawar tomorrow to pay homage to the martyred students and teachers of the school.

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The Pakistan Army has arranged a ceremony at the APS Peshawar today on the 4th anniversary of the tragedy at the school premises to pay homage to martyrs.

Invitation cards have been issued to the guests on behalf of Corps Commander Peshawar, Lt Gen Shaheen Mazhar Mehmood. Strict security measures would be put in place on the occasion.

The Corps Commanders since his appointment some weeks ago has met the parents of the martyred students and listened to their point of view.Meanwhile, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Chief Minister Mahmood Khan said the sacrifices of the students martyred in the APS attack would always be remembered.

“Their sacrifices showed the resilience of Pakistani nation against terrorism,” he said.

On December 16, 2014, six terrorists had attacked Army Public School on this day four years ago and brutally martyred 147 students and teachers of the school.

Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Mahmood Khan, on the occasion today said that the sacrifices of the students of Army Public School Peshawar will always be remembered.

In his message on the occasion of 4th anniversary of terrorist attack on Army Public School Peshawar, he said that the tragic incident shows the brutality of terrorist mindset.Mehmood Khan said after the tragic incident of Army Public School, the security forces and the whole nation are united to eliminate the terrorism from the society.

Mehmood Khan said that provincial government will always extend helping hand to the bereaved families of APS carnage.

In his message on the occasion, Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar has said, “The young martyrs of Army Public School Peshawar have written the history of gallantry and courage with their blood for the safe and secure future of Pakistan.”

He said that the students and teachers of the Army Public School sacrificed their lives for the attainment of a noble cause.

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