Diplomats of nine countries visit Peshawar school attack site

 Diplomats from nine countries, including France and the UK, on Saturday visited the Peshawar school where the Pakistani Taliban had massacred 150 people, mostly children, last month.

PTI| Last Updated: Jan 10, 2015, 22:42 PM IST

Peshawar: Diplomats from nine countries, including France and the UK, on Saturday visited the Peshawar school where the Pakistani Taliban had massacred 150 people, mostly children, last month.

The envoys also met Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Governor Sardar Mehtab Khan Abbasi and condoled the deaths of innocent people.

The Army Public School (APS) in the cantonment city here was attacked by the Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) militants on December 16 last year, killing 150 innocent people.

Later, the diplomats also visited the Military Hospital in Peshawar to show solidarity with the bereaved families of APS Peshawar attack and enquired about the well being of injured students.

The visiting dignitaries also lauded the sacrifices and resolve of Pakistani forces in their fight against terrorism.

The delegation included the ambassadors of Australia, France, Germany, Saudi Arabia, Netherland, South Korea, Turkey, UAE and UK.