The first anniversary of deadly Deobandi Taliban (TTP) terrorist attack at Bacha Khan University that claimed lives of 21 people is being observed today (Friday). All the four Deobandi terrorists of ASWJ-allied Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) were also killed during a long gun-battle with the security officials. TTP had claimed responsibility for the attack.
Preparations have been completed as the university administration formed a nine-member committee for the anniversary event whereas the campus will remain closed throughout the day.
Registrar Salim Shah said that a formal ceremony to remember the departed souls would be held after which flowers would be laid on the martyrs’ monument.
He also added that the event would conclude with collective prayers.
On January 20, around four terrorists entered Bacha Khan University in Charsadda district, roughly 50 kilometres (30 miles) from the city of Peshawar and killed 21 people and injured dozens.
Regional police chief Saeed Wazir told that most of the student victims shot dead at a hostel for boys on the Bacha Khan University campus.