What happened on 16 December 2014?
Peshawar school massacre, terrorist attack in which seven heavily armed Taliban fighters stormed an army-run primary and secondary school in Peshawar, Pakistan, on December 16, 2014, killing 150 people, of whom at least 134 were students.
How many children died in aps Peshawar attack?
Parents have accused the government of lacking empathy, as they remember one of the worst attacks in Pakistan’s history. Imran Khan is negotiating with the TTP — which is responsible for the deaths of 132 children.
Who was master mind of aps attack?
Ehsanullah Ehsan, a former spokesperson of Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan, had masterminded the attack on Peshawar Army Public School and shot at Malala Yousafzai.
What happened in APS Peshawar?
On 16 December 2014 Taliban gunmen stormed the Army Public School in the northern city of Peshawar. More than 150 people were killed, 132 of them children. The BBC’s Shaimaa Khalil has returned to the school a year on, to see how the survivors have coped and how life at the school is today.
What happened in the Peshawar school massacre?
Assistant Editor, Encyclopaedia Britannica. Peshawar school massacre, terrorist attack in which seven heavily armed Taliban fighters stormed an army-run primary and secondary school in Peshawar, Pakistan, on December 16, 2014, killing 150 people, of whom at least 134 were students.
How many people were killed in Peshawar in November 2014?
The BBC tracked fatal global jihadist attacks across the month of November 2014 and a total of 13 were carried out in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, in which Peshawar is located. Of all the 35 attacks in Pakistan in November, 32 were carried out by the Pakistan Taliban (TTP) or Taliban. They killed 143 people.
What is Army Public School in Peshawar?
The Army Public School – part of a network of 146 army public schools and colleges across Pakistan – is at the edge of a military cantonment in Peshawar. Many of the school’s students – more than 1,000 boys and girls – are the children of military personnel, but some come from civilian families.