Peshawar school attack

Peshawar school attack

Dec 18, 2014, 12:41 PM IST
This photo released in a statement by the Pakistani Taliban on Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014 shows the Taliban fighters who stormed a military-run school in Peshawar, Pakistan.
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This photo released in a statement by the Pakistani Taliban on Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014 shows the Taliban fighters who stormed a military-run school in Peshawar, Pakistan.

PAKISTANS PRIME MINISTER NAWAZ SHARIF, CENTER, TALKS TO AN INJURED STUDENT, A VICTIM OF TUESDAYS SCHOOL ATTACK, AS ARMY CHIEF GEN. RAHEEL SHARIF WATCHES THEM DURING THEIR VISIT TO A MILITARY HOSPITAL IN PESHAWAR.
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PAKISTANS PRIME MINISTER NAWAZ SHARIF, CENTER, TALKS TO AN INJURED STUDENT, A VICTIM OF TUESDAYS SCHOOL ATTACK, AS ARMY CHIEF GEN. RAHEEL SHARIF WATCHES THEM DURING THEIR VISIT TO A MILITARY HOSPITAL IN PESHAWAR.

An Indian holds a candle and a photograph of a wounded child during a candlelight vigil in memory of the victims of Tuesday's Taliban attack in Peshawar, in New Delhi.
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An Indian holds a candle and a photograph of a wounded child during a candlelight vigil in memory of the victims of Tuesday's Taliban attack in Peshawar, in New Delhi.

A Pakistani journalist films inside the Army Public School attacked the day before by Taliban gunmen in Peshawar, Pakistan.
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A Pakistani journalist films inside the Army Public School attacked the day before by Taliban gunmen in Peshawar, Pakistan.

Chairs are upturned and blood stains the floor at the Army Public School auditorium the day after Taliban gunmen stormed the school in Peshawar, Pakistan.
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Chairs are upturned and blood stains the floor at the Army Public School auditorium the day after Taliban gunmen stormed the school in Peshawar, Pakistan.

Pakistani journalists film and photograph inside an auditorium of the Army Public School attacked the day before by Taliban gunmen, in Peshawar, Pakistan.
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Pakistani journalists film and photograph inside an auditorium of the Army Public School attacked the day before by Taliban gunmen, in Peshawar, Pakistan.

Pakistani video journalists film inside the auditorium of an Army Public School a day after an attack by the Taliban, in Peshawar, Pakistan.
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Pakistani video journalists film inside the auditorium of an Army Public School a day after an attack by the Taliban, in Peshawar, Pakistan.

Muslim children pray at a madrasa, or religious school, for Tuesday's Taliban attack victims in Peshawar, in Ahmedabad.
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Muslim children pray at a madrasa, or religious school, for Tuesday's Taliban attack victims in Peshawar, in Ahmedabad.

Students sit near a floral formation that reads 'Homage to Innocence' for victims killed in a Taliban attack on a military-run school in Peshawar, in Ahmedabad.
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Students sit near a floral formation that reads 'Homage to Innocence' for victims killed in a Taliban attack on a military-run school in Peshawar, in Ahmedabad.

A Kashmiri Shiite Muslim girl recites the holy Quran during a praying ceremony for Tuesday's Taliban attack victims in Peshawar, in Srinagar.
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A Kashmiri Shiite Muslim girl recites the holy Quran during a praying ceremony for Tuesday's Taliban attack victims in Peshawar, in Srinagar.

India schoolgirls offer prayers for victims killed in a Taliban attack on a military-run school in Peshawar, in Mumbai, India.
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India schoolgirls offer prayers for victims killed in a Taliban attack on a military-run school in Peshawar, in Mumbai, India.

India school children offer prayers for victims killed in a Taliban attack on a military-run school in Peshawar, at a school in Hyderabad, India.
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India school children offer prayers for victims killed in a Taliban attack on a military-run school in Peshawar, at a school in Hyderabad, India.

India school children and officials light candles in memory of victims killed in a Taliban attack on a military-run school in Peshawar, at a school in Mumbai, India.
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India school children and officials light candles in memory of victims killed in a Taliban attack on a military-run school in Peshawar, at a school in Mumbai, India.

People attend a funeral of a student killed in Tuesday's Taliban attack on a school in Peshawar.
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People attend a funeral of a student killed in Tuesday's Taliban attack on a school in Peshawar.

A family member of students killed in Tuesday's Taliban attack on a school prepares for their burial in Peshawar, Pakistan.
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A family member of students killed in Tuesday's Taliban attack on a school prepares for their burial in Peshawar, Pakistan.

A notice on the entry gate is displayed by a missionary school administration to mourn for the victims of Tuesday's school attack in Lahore, Pakistan.
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A notice on the entry gate is displayed by a missionary school administration to mourn for the victims of Tuesday's school attack in Lahore, Pakistan.

Siraj-ul-Haq, fourth right, chief of Pakistan's religious party Jammat-e-Islami, leads a funeral prayer for a student killed in Tuesday's Taliban attack on a school in Peshawar, Pakistan.
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Siraj-ul-Haq, fourth right, chief of Pakistan's religious party Jammat-e-Islami, leads a funeral prayer for a student killed in Tuesday's Taliban attack on a school in Peshawar, Pakistan.

Pakistani students pray during a ceremony for the victims of Tuesday's school attack, at a school in Karachi, Pakistan.
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Pakistani students pray during a ceremony for the victims of Tuesday's school attack, at a school in Karachi, Pakistan.

Pakistani students recite holy book 'Quran' during a praying ceremony for the victims of Tuesday's school attack, at a school in Karachi, Pakistan.
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Pakistani students recite holy book 'Quran' during a praying ceremony for the victims of Tuesday's school attack, at a school in Karachi, Pakistan.

Pakistani students attend a praying ceremony for the victims of Tuesday's school attack, at a school in Karachi, Pakistan.
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Pakistani students attend a praying ceremony for the victims of Tuesday's school attack, at a school in Karachi, Pakistan.

People attend funeral of a student killed in Tuesday's Taliban attack on a school in Peshawar, Pakistan.
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People attend funeral of a student killed in Tuesday's Taliban attack on a school in Peshawar, Pakistan.

People carry a body of a student killed in Tuesday's Taliban attack on a school in Peshawar, Pakistan.
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People carry a body of a student killed in Tuesday's Taliban attack on a school in Peshawar, Pakistan.

People attend funeral of a student killed in Tuesday's Taliban attack on a school in Peshawar, Pakistan.
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People attend funeral of a student killed in Tuesday's Taliban attack on a school in Peshawar, Pakistan.

Pakistani students recite holy book 'Quran' during a praying ceremony for the victims of Tuesday's school attack in Peshawar, at a school in Lahore, Pakistan.
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Pakistani students recite holy book 'Quran' during a praying ceremony for the victims of Tuesday's school attack in Peshawar, at a school in Lahore, Pakistan.

Pakistani students pray during a special ceremony for the victims of Tuesday's school attack in Peshawar, at a school in Lahore, Pakistan.
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Pakistani students pray during a special ceremony for the victims of Tuesday's school attack in Peshawar, at a school in Lahore, Pakistan.

Mourners and relatives of Pakistani teacher, Saeed Khan, a victim of a Taliban attack in a school, pray around his body, during his funeral procession in Peshawar, Pakistan.
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Mourners and relatives of Pakistani teacher, Saeed Khan, a victim of a Taliban attack in a school, pray around his body, during his funeral procession in Peshawar, Pakistan.

Pakistani children, chant prayers, during a candle light vigil for the victims of a Taliban attack on a school in Peshawar, organized by supporters of the Mutahida Qaumi Movement (MQM)
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Pakistani children, chant prayers, during a candle light vigil for the victims of a Taliban attack on a school in Peshawar, organized by supporters of the Mutahida Qaumi Movement (MQM)

School children pay tribute to students who were killed in the terroists attack in Peshawar, in Chikmagalur in Karnataka.
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School children pay tribute to students who were killed in the terroists attack in Peshawar, in Chikmagalur in Karnataka.

A Pakistani army soldier clears the area outside a school attacked by Taliban in Peshawar, Pakistan.
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A Pakistani army soldier clears the area outside a school attacked by Taliban in Peshawar, Pakistan.

Pakistani parents escort their children outside a school attacked by the Taliban in Peshawar, Pakistan.
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Pakistani parents escort their children outside a school attacked by the Taliban in Peshawar, Pakistan.

Relatives of a victim of a Taliban attack in a school, mourn over her lifeless body at a hospital in Peshawar, Pakistan.
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Relatives of a victim of a Taliban attack in a school, mourn over her lifeless body at a hospital in Peshawar, Pakistan.

A Pakistani girl, who was injured in a Taliban attack in a school, is rushed to a hospital in Peshawar, Pakistan.
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A Pakistani girl, who was injured in a Taliban attack in a school, is rushed to a hospital in Peshawar, Pakistan.

People gather at a hospital, where victims of a Taliban attack are being treated in Peshawar, Pakistan.
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People gather at a hospital, where victims of a Taliban attack are being treated in Peshawar, Pakistan.

The lifeless body of a Pakistani army officer, a victim of a Taliban attack in a school, is brought to a local hospital in Peshawar, Pakistan.
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The lifeless body of a Pakistani army officer, a victim of a Taliban attack in a school, is brought to a local hospital in Peshawar, Pakistan.

People carry the casket of a victim of Taliban attack in a school, after receiving it from a local hospital in Peshawar, Pakistan.
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People carry the casket of a victim of Taliban attack in a school, after receiving it from a local hospital in Peshawar, Pakistan.

The lifeless body of a Pakistani student, a victim of a Taliban attack in a school, lies in a casket at a local hospital in Peshawar, Pakistan.
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The lifeless body of a Pakistani student, a victim of a Taliban attack in a school, lies in a casket at a local hospital in Peshawar, Pakistan.

A Pakistani man comforts a student standing at the bedside of a boy who was injured in a Taliban attack on a school, at a local hospital in Peshawar, Pakistan.
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A Pakistani man comforts a student standing at the bedside of a boy who was injured in a Taliban attack on a school, at a local hospital in Peshawar, Pakistan.

Pakistanis use their mobile phones to take photographs of students who died in a Taliban attack on their school, at a local hospital in Peshawar, Pakistan.
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Pakistanis use their mobile phones to take photographs of students who died in a Taliban attack on their school, at a local hospital in Peshawar, Pakistan.

A plainclothes security officer escorts students rescued from nearby school during a Taliban attack in Peshawar, Pakistan.
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A plainclothes security officer escorts students rescued from nearby school during a Taliban attack in Peshawar, Pakistan.

The feet of a victim of a Taliban attack in a school are tied together at a local hospital in Peshawar, Pakistan.
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The feet of a victim of a Taliban attack in a school are tied together at a local hospital in Peshawar, Pakistan.

A Pakistani woman weeps as she waits at a hospital, where victims of a Taliban attack are being treated in Peshawar, Pakistan.
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A Pakistani woman weeps as she waits at a hospital, where victims of a Taliban attack are being treated in Peshawar, Pakistan.

Pakistani volunteers carry a student injured in the shootout at a school under attack by Taliban gunmen, at a local hospital in Peshawar, Pakistan.
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Pakistani volunteers carry a student injured in the shootout at a school under attack by Taliban gunmen, at a local hospital in Peshawar, Pakistan.

Hospital security guards carry a students injured in the shootout at a school under attacked by Taliban gunmen in Peshawar, Pakistan.
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Hospital security guards carry a students injured in the shootout at a school under attacked by Taliban gunmen in Peshawar, Pakistan.

Pakistani army troops arrive to conduct an operation at a school under attack by Taliban gunmen in Peshawar, Pakistan.
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Pakistani army troops arrive to conduct an operation at a school under attack by Taliban gunmen in Peshawar, Pakistan.

A Pakistani army soldier takes position on a bunker close to a school under attack by Taliban gunmen in Peshawar, Pakistan.
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A Pakistani army soldier takes position on a bunker close to a school under attack by Taliban gunmen in Peshawar, Pakistan.

Hospital staff transport a student injured in the shootout at a school under attack by Taliban gunmen in Peshawar, Pakistan.
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Hospital staff transport a student injured in the shootout at a school under attack by Taliban gunmen in Peshawar, Pakistan.

Pakistani rescue workers take out students from an ambulance who injured in the shootout at a school under attack by Taliban gunmen, upon arrival at a local hospital in Peshawar, Pakistan.
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Pakistani rescue workers take out students from an ambulance who injured in the shootout at a school under attack by Taliban gunmen, upon arrival at a local hospital in Peshawar, Pakistan.

A hospital security guard helps a student injured in the shootout at a school under attack by Taliban gunmen in Peshawar, Pakistan.
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A hospital security guard helps a student injured in the shootout at a school under attack by Taliban gunmen in Peshawar, Pakistan.