Gujarat students pay homage to victims of Peshawar attack

Students and teachers of various city schools and colleges of Wednesday paid homage to victims of yesterday's gruesome attack by Taliban militants on an army-run school in Pakistan's Peshawar that claimed 141 lives, mostly students.

PTI| Last Updated: Dec 17, 2014, 13:47 PM IST

Vadodara: Students and teachers of various city schools and colleges of Wednesday paid homage to victims of yesterday's gruesome attack by Taliban militants on an army-run school in Pakistan's Peshawar that claimed 141 lives, mostly students.

Students and staffers observed two minutes silence as a mark of solidarity towards victims and their families in one of the worst terrorist attacks in Pakistan.

Students at various city engineering and management colleges today wore black badges condemning the attack.

Aman Batra, a final engineering student told PTI, "We are deeply hurt with the ghastly attack on innocent children and express solidarity with students of Pakistan."

Hundreds of students gathered at two schools run by city-based RBG Trust and paid homage to the victims, founder trustee Bakulesh Gupta said.

Earlier, yesterday Prime Minister Narendra Modi appealed to schools across the country to observe two minutes silence as a mark of respect to all those who lost their lives.