• Thursday, May 19, 2022

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Judge orders probe into Peshawar school massacre

By: Eastern Eye Staff

THE top judge in Pakistan has ordered the first official investiga­tion into the country’s deadliest terror attack, a massacre at a school that killed more than 150 people in 2014, authorities said last Thursday (10). Relatives of the victims – mainly children – have called for a probe into security and intelligence fail­ures that allowed Pakistani Tali­ban gunmen to storm the school, run by the powerful military, in the northwestern city of Pesha­war on December 16 that year. No government or military of­ficial has ever been held to ac­count for the security failings. Supreme court chief justice Mian Saqib Nisar…

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