On December 16, 2014 six militants from the Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) carried out an attack on the Peshawar school, killing 132 children and nine members of the staff. Over 100 children and staff are also said to be injured, many suffering gunshot wounds. The Taliban said that the attack had been a response to Pakistani army operations in North Waziristan and the Khyber area.
Five men, suspected of involvement in a horrendous massacre at Peshawar military school in Pakistan have been arrested by Afghani security forces.
Five suspects in deadly attack on military school in the Peshawar, Pakistan, were arrested in Afghanistan.
According to the US Department of State, under the leadership of Maulana Fazlullah, Tehrik-e Taliban Pakistan claimed responsibility for the December 16, 2014 attack on a school in Peshawar that killed 148 individuals, including 132 children.
Schools across Pakistan, including the Army Public School in Peshawar, where 141 people, mainly children, were killed in one of the deadliest terrorist attacks Pakistan has seen, will reopen this week.
British human rights group Reprieve has found out that the UK government is aware of the identity of only one out of six Britons sentenced to death for alleged drug offences in Pakistan. Islamabad has reintroduced death penalty after the school attack in Peshawar.
A militant group leader in Pakistan has been released from jail despite Islamabad's reiterated pledge to take measures against terrorists following the recent Peshawar attack.
Human Rights Watch (HRW) called the pending execution of an alleged child offender, Shafqat Hussain, who was 14 or 15 when he was sentenced for kidnapping and killing a seven-year-old boy, "monstrous government response to the vicious Peshawar school attack" in Pakistan.
Pakistan plans to execute as many as 500 people who have been convicted of terrorism in the coming weeks, following a recent order by Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to lift the death penalty moratorium in the country; their appeals have been turned down by the president.
Russian citizen Akhlas Akhlaq has been sentenced to death in Pakistan for attempting to assassinate former president Pervez Musharraf; Akhlaq could be executed on Sunday morning, a representative of the Russian embassy in Pakistan told Sputnik Sunday.
Afghan refugees will be expelled in a month's time from the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, which borders Afghanistan to the north-west, the provincial minister for information said.
A senior Pakistani security official speaking on anonymity confirmed that five militants had been killed and said the death toll could rise.
The global watchdog stresses that executions of those convicted for terrorism will not help bring the Peshawar school attackers to justice. Islamabad should abstain from "vengeful blood-lust".
In a video released by Tehreek-e-Taliban, Umar Mansoor claimed responsibility for the attack on the Army Public School in Peshawar, the deadliest militant assault in Pakistan.
Following the Peshawar massacre, people of Pakistan have blamed western media, namely CNN for distorting certain aspects of the attack.
Four people involved in a bloody attack on a school in Peshawar were arrested earlier today in Pakistan. The attack at the Army Public School and College in the city of Peshawar on Tuesday was the deadliest the country had ever seen - militants killed 132 children and 9 staff members.
Dozens of Taliban militants were killed by Pakistani military in crackdowns across the country on Friday, following the attack on a school in Peshawar earlier this week.
India's Ministry of External Affairs stated that the granting of bail to Zaki-ur-Rehman Lakhvi, chief operation commander of the Pakistani militant group, will serve as a reassurance to terrorists.
The expert from Pakistani leading alternative policy institute explained that Pakistani Taliban fighters used Islam as a cover and there were clerics from leading religious political parties.
The Reprieve human rights group stated that many of prisoners in Pakistan may be executed in Pakistan after the revival of death penalty, even though they are not associated with terrorism.
Protests and prayers were held across cities of Pakistan on Wednesday in public outrage over the Taliban school massacre which killed 148 people, mostly children.
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