APS Attack – The Nation Observes 5th Anniversary Today!



The nation is observing the fifth anniversary of the unforgivable and horrific APS attack. On 16th of December 2014, six terrorists affiliated with the banned Tehreek-i-Taliban conducted a brutal attack on the school and killed 132 innocent students and 17 staff members.

APS attack
Source: Dawn

In the memories of their beloved martyred sons, the parents held a candlelit vigil on the APS Shuhada Memorial located outside the Peshawar Archives Library on Sunday. The parents also organised Quran Khwani on the Archives Library’s premises and prayed to Allah to rest the departed souls in Jannatul Firdaus.

The Ministry of Overseas Pakistanis took to Twitter to pay a tribute to the victims of the heinous attack.

Parents of the victims expressed their grief and sorrow on Twitter sending chills down everyone’s spine!

Pakistanis all over the world are paying tributes to the victims via tweets:


Imran Khan
Source: Geo

Prime Minister Imran Khan also expressed his deepest sympathies for the APS attack victims. The PM was quoted saying, “deepest sympathies from me to all those affected by the tragic event in Peshawar.”

In the wake of the attack, a number of activities and functions will be held across the country to remember the sacrifices of innocent children. A special function to pay tribute to the martayed students and teachers of the school has also been arranged in Army Public School Peshawar.