Published On: Thu, Oct 29th, 2015

FIA got APS assault’s suspects from Italian police


In the fatal terror assault in the country’s history, more than 135 schoolchildren and approximately 10 other people were murdered when profoundly equipped militants tempest the army-run school in Peshawar.

Italian police have given over a person alleged of connection in the December 2014 Army Public School (APS) slaughter the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA), sanctuary resources said Thursday.

Usman Ghani, who call over from Khyber Pakhtunkhwa’s Mardan district, was accompanied to Islamabad’s Benazir Bhutto International Airport (BBIA) prior Thursday by Italian police after being detained in Italy with Interpol’s support, the source said. Ghani is allegedly required for his participation in terrorist actions in Pakistan counting the Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) argue APS assault in which approximately 150 populace were murdered, more than 140 of people were children, they stated.

Later on he was given over to FIA, the reckon has been transferred to the agency’s passport cell for inquiry.

Tahira Qazi who was the Principal of the Army Public School & College was from the staff affiliates murdered.

In the view of a higher security representative, nine belligerents tiring paramilitary uniforms extends the back wall of APS on Peshawar’s Warsak Road with the help of ladders, slash the snide cable at the apex of the wall and then went onto the school grounds firing their armaments and flying bullets in numerous instructions.

The shelling and clean-up maneuver sustained for approximately seven hours.

“There were nine of them. Six of them were suicide bombers; they blew themselves up and the others were taken down by soldiers of the Special Services Group,” the official had said.

All nine militants, who performed in the assault, were recognized, the official had said.

A narrator for the forbidden Mullah Fazlullah-led TTP had acknowledged blame for the assail.

Mohammad Khurasani had said to the reporters from a secret position that the assault was passed out in reprisal to the military operation in North Waziris­tan and the murder of militants in government detention.

The army had in February argued to have created key details in association with the APS assault, and said that all concerned in it, excluding six, had either been murdered or imprisoned.

Seven defense force personals of the Special Services Group and two officers were amid the injured, the Director General of Inter-Services Public Relations, Lt Gen Asim Bajwa had stated at the time.

“This is the darkest day in the history of Pakistan,” he had said addressing a press briefing at Corps Headquarters, Peshawar following the massacre.


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Sidra Muntaha

- Sidra Tul Muntaha is a journalist (MA-Mass Communication and M.Phil in Mass Communication) based in Lahore. She is working as an editor at fashion, style and entertainment in the section of the Kooza. She writes fashion and entertainment articles for The Kooza News.

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