UoP’s quick response unit brought up to speed

The Army Public School (APS) massacre was a wake-up call for educational institutes across the province and one of the first to beef up their quick response force was the University of Peshawar. The higher education department has also directed colleges and universities to ensure their security is up to the mark before winter vacations […]

“I SAW DEATH”, A story of child from Army Public School

‘I SAW DEATH’ A teenage survivor of attack on the Army Public School in Peshawar has described how he played dead after being shot in both legs by insurgents hunting down students to kill. Militants rampaged through the Army-run school and killed at least 130 people, most of them children, in one of the bloodiest […]

A Letter from 8-year old Bilal to his Mother

Assalam-u-walikum Ammi, By now you must have heard the news of me getting killed in the attack at our school. I know Ammi, you are crying a lot and so is Papa. I can see everything from up here. Please don’t cry. I cannot see you both cry. It hurts me. I can see you […]

The ill-fated institute: APS schooled around 1,100 children

Eventually, when Army Public School and Degree College reopens, over 130 of its nearly 1,100 students will not be attending classes. These children’s lives were tragically cut short in Tuesday’s savage assault. Commissioned in 1994, the institute was built on Warsak Road on around 100 kanals of land. From its modest beginnings when it only […]

Inked in blood, Army Public School And College

Tuesday, December 16, 2014 has in all likelihood changed the way the city will feel, the country will think and the individual will interpret life and death after seven cold calculated militants looked for the blood of innocents as they lay siege to Army Public School. By the afternoon, Pakistan had seen one of the […]