Last year on this day over 150 people lost their lives in a terrorist attack at the Army Public School (APS) in Pakistan’s Peshawar. Out of these, 132 were the guiltless school goings kids who were massacred brutally by Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP). Also Read- Year after Peshawar school massacre, Pakistan still trying to cope with rising terrorism Also Read - Tehrik-e-Taliban (TTP) chief Mullah Fazlullah killed in drone strike, claims Pakistan media
It has been one year since the attack as Pakistan remembers the victims of that dreadful day. People on social media sites also paid tribute to innocents who lost their precious lives during the attack. Honours were also pouring on micro-blogging site, Twitter, and #APS_TO_HEAVEN was the trending topic in Pakistan. Also Read - Terror strike in Pakistan: Bacha Khan University stormed, 4 terrorists killed, Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan claims responsibility of attack
One of the Twitterati wrote, ”they came to kill us. Little did they know that they’re giving us a new never-ending life.” The Twitter is full of moving emotional posts like this. Here are few- Also Read- Pakistan honours Peshawar attack victims on first anniversary
This year in August seven terrorists were convicted in involvement in the APS attack. Six of them were sentenced to death while one to life in prison. Earlier this month, four of the imprisoned terrorists were executed. (Image: Twitter).