APS Martyrs

Story of Waseem Iqbal

Son of Hav. Muhammad Irshad Asif Waseem Iqbal’s family could not be contacted for this obituary. Waseem is described by his teachers as a happy go lucky student. He was an active and energetic soul who was loved by all his teachers. He was fond of playing cricket and was a good player.

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Story of Waseem Iqbal

Son of Hav. Muhammad Irshad Asif Waseem Iqbal’s family could not be contacted for this obituary. Waseem is described by his teachers as a happy go lucky student. He was an active and energetic soul who was loved by all his teachers. He was fond of playing cricket and was a good player.

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Story of Abdul Azam Afridi

Son of Mr and Mrs Ghayas Ud Din Afridi Siblings: Alveena Ghayas (30), Dr Amir Azam Afridi (29) and Sikandar Azam Afridi (28) Abdul was a fun-loving, naughty student. He once went to the computer lab at school and poured water on all the computers. Later, when an infuriated teacher asked who did it, Abdul owned up to the mischief...

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Story of Zain Iqbal

Son of Mr and Mrs Mohammad Iqbal Siblings: Aqsa Iqbal (24) and Mohammad Haris Iqbal (22) Zain was a responsible and diligent student. He stuck by his daily schedules for work and studied hard to be the best student in his class. His father says that he was killed in the very same hall where he used to make presentations...

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Story of Saqib Ghani

Son of Maj (retd) Sher Ghani and Iffat Qamar Siblings: Ambreen Ghani (30), Adnan Ghani (25), Sarish Ghani (25), Mehwish Ghani (22) “Our college is under attack. Firing is going on. Please pray,” is the last message Saqib Ghani sent to his mother. Saqib’s cousin Asfandyar says he helped those less fortunate than him. When he was promoted to Class...

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Story of Muhammad Daud

Son of Khalid Khan and Gulnaz Begum Siblings: Abdul Qudoos Khan (18), Abdul Qadeer Khan (15), Umra Bibi (13), Sara Bibi (8), Walliullah (3). The eldest of six children, Muhammad Daud had dreams of serving his nation as an army officer. Known to his youngest sibling as ‘Lala Jee’, Daud was punctual, disciplined and studious and had been appointed house...

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Story of Maher Ali Azam

Parents Name: N/Sub Kausar Ejaz, Mother: Zakia Yasmeen. Siblings: Hamid Ejaz (02 Nov 2002). Teachers, classmates and relatives unanimously praise Maher Ali Azam, calling him decent, obedient and intelligent. While his family was based in Jhelum village, he studied in APS and lived in a hostel. He wanted to become a doctor and serve the poor people in his village...

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Story of Yasir Iqbal

Son of Lance Naik Sher Nawaz Khattak and Naik Pari Siblings: Nasir (24), Qaiser (21), Mudassir (14), Sheraz (11), Wiqas (8), Faizan (7). Yasir was in the school auditorium the day of the attack. When the firing started, he dropped down and lay on the floor and was safe. But when he saw that one of his best friends was...

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Story of Shafique ur Rehman

Son of subedar Noor Rehman and Hafeeza Begum Siblings: Sher (25), Sabira (21), Ijaz (15), Javeria (13), Bilal (11) Shafique wanted to be a military doctor. He worked day and night to attain top grades and was preparing for NUST’s medical test before he was killed in the attack. He was a generous soul. He once asked his father to...

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Story of Muhammad Zeeshan Afridi

Son of havaldar Awal Shah and Razia Sanam Siblings: Naveed (28), Daud (25), Zainab Bibi (22), Noman (15), Faisal (10) His parents say he was a gift from god. He had a warm heart and loved to crack jokes. He was close to his mother and discusses every problem with her. Because his house was far from the school, Zeeshan...

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Story of Muhammad Imran

The family of Muhammad Imran could not be contacted for this obituary. His teachers say Imran was a reserved and shy student. He was the favourite student of Mr. Altaf Hussain, a teacher at APS, who said he could not find any fault in him. He wanted to be an automotive engineer.

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Story of Ishaq Amin

Son of Mohammad Amin and Zarshida Siblings: Waqar Amin (27), Said Amin (25), Dilawais (23), Amir Amin (17 — APS student: he was also injured with his brother in the attack), Asfandyar Amin (12) A serious child, Ishaq Amin was a devoted student and enjoyed the sciences. Although a respectful child, Ishaq also enjoyed when someone called him lala (uncle)...

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Story of Imran Ali

Imran Ali’s family could not be contacted for this obituary. Imran’s teacher Miss Andaleep Aftab says he came from a very modest home in Kurram Agency. He lived away from his family, at a local hostel in Peshawar. His mother was a tailor and bore all his educational expenses. His teacher says that if he were alive, he would have...

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Story of Ibrar Zahid

Son of Zahid Rashid and Shahida Bano Siblings: Mohammad Azkaar Zahid (15), Mohammad Absar Zahid (11) The eldest amongst his siblings, Ibrar was a hardworking student and responsible young man. His father says when his son was alive, he did not have to worry about his younger children as Ibrar looked after them like a parent. He also took great...

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Story of Aimal Khan

Son of Mr and Mrs Attique Akhtar Siblings: Ahmad Jan (16), Malaika Arman (12) (she enrolled at APS after her brother’s death and aims to fulfill her brother’s goals), Zarak Khan (10). Aimal Khan always wondered why the most hardworking people in his city used to sleep in the streets. According to his father, the young boy showed empathy beyond...

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Story of Muhammad Sahiban Durrani

Son of Zabith Khan & Shabnam Siblings: Roman Khan Durrani (19), Seema (17), Saba Durrani (15), Sana Durrani (13), Huma Durrani (11), Jibran Khan Durrani (8), Jasmin Durrani (8) Brother of seven, Sahiban was of a serious disposition and would secure top of his class. He aspired to join the army as a commissioned officer and for that purpose concentrated...

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Story of Bilal Arshad

Son of Arshad Ali & Naheed Arshad Siblings: Rashid Ali (19), Shahkar Ali (18), Mashal Arshad (14), Saleena Arshad (12) and Zarak Khan (10) Bilal Arshad always aspired to join the Pakistan Army as a commissioned officer. A capable athlete, he enjoyed playing volleyball and badminton and also won several laurels for both games. He was exceptionally disciplined – he...

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