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Monday, 17 May 2021 09:58 GMT

Pakistan- PM Shahid Khaqan pays tribute to APS martyrs on third anniversary


(MENAFN - Tribal News Network) KOHAT: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi on Saturday paid respects to the martyrs of the Army Public School (APS) that took place three years ago in Peshawar.

Terrorists attacked the school three years ago on this day and martyred 144 children.

Speaking at the inauguration ceremony of the Women's University in Kohat, Abbasi said that the APS Peshawar attack took place three years ago that brought together all political parties and Pakistan armed forces to fight terrorism in the country.

'As a result of this fight, we have defeated terrorism and today, our schools and mosques our safe,' he said adding that everyone was free to visit markets and live freely in this country.

Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa also shared a message on the third anniversary of the APS attack.

He said that it symbolised Pakistan's undeterred resolve in the love for the motherland. 'Your sacrifice has not gone in vain, we owe this improving peace to you,' he said

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