17 Images From The Devastating Aftermath Of Peshawar

19/12/2014 1:45 PM IST | Updated 15/07/2016 8:24 AM IST
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A wall shows bullet marks inside the Army Public School, attacked Tuesday by Taliban gunmen in Peshawar, Pakistan, Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014. The Taliban massacre that killed more than 140 people, mostly children, at the military-run school in northwestern Pakistan left a scene of heart-wrenching devastation, pools of blood and young lives snuffed out as the nation mourned and mass funerals for the victims got underway. (AP Photo/Muhammed Muheisen)

People across the world joined Pakistan in mourning the tragic deaths of 132 school children in Peshawar. The Taliban attack in a school in Pakistan on Tuesday left more than 140 people dead.

Some powerful images reflected the situation in Pakistan and India, as dozens of children were buried over the last two days.


  • (AP Photo/Muhammed Muheisen)
    Pakistani Sayed Shah, shows a picture of his son Zulqarnain, 17, a student who was killed in last Tuesday's Taliban attack on a military-run school, in Peshawar, Pakistan, Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014. The Taliban massacre that killed more than 140 people, mostly children, at a military-run school in northwestern Pakistan left a scene of heart-wrenching devastation, pools of blood and young lives snuffed out as the nation mourned and mass funerals for the victims got underway.
  • (AP Photo/Muhammed Muheisen)
    Damages inside the Army Public School attacked last Tuesday by Taliban gunmen, in Peshawar, Pakistan, Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014.
  • (AP Photo/Mohammad Sajjad)
    A Pakistan woman takes pictures of a faculty room of the Army Public School, attacked Tuesday by Taliban militants, as she visits the school Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014 in Peshawar, Pakistan.
  • (AP Photo/Muhammed Muheisen)
    Pakistani students, Waqar Ahmad, left, and Uwais Naser, who survived last Tuesday's Taliban attack on a military-run school, stand at the site, one holding a picture of their headmaster Tahira Kazi, 58, who was killed in the attack, in Peshawar, Pakistan, Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014.
  • (AP Photo/B.K. Bangash)
    Aurangzeb Shaharyar on Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014, shows a picture of his son Hasan Zeb who was killed in Tuesday's Taliban attack on a military-run school in Peshawar, Pakistan. At cemeteries across the Pakistani city of Peshawar, families lowered the rough wooden coffins of young boys and their teachers into the cold ground and gathered under funeral tents or at home.
  • (AP Photo/Anjum Naveed)
    Local residents place candles around portraits of the victims killed in Tuesday's Taliban attack on a military-run school in Peshawar, at a ceremony in Islamabad, Pakistan, Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014.
  • (AP Photo/Anjum Naveed)
    Pakistani Christian children take part in a prayers ceremony for victims killed in Tuesday's Taliban attack on a military-run school in Peshawar, at Our Lady of Fatima Church, in Islamabad, Pakistan, Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014.
  • (AP Photo/Fareed Khan)
    Pakistani Christians take part in a prayers ceremony for victims killed in Tuesday's Taliban attack on a military-run school in Peshawar, at St. Patrick Cathedral in Karachi, Pakistan, Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014.
  • (AP Photo/B.K. Bangash)
    People light candles to pay tribute to the students killed in Tuesday's Taliban attack on a military-run school in Peshawar, during a candlelight vigil near a mosque in Islamabad, Pakistan, Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014. Dozens of human rights activists rallied against a pro-Taliban cleric outside his Islamabad mosque to condemn him for not speaking against the militants who killed 148 people, mostly children, in Peshawar.
  • (AP Photo/Rafiq Maqbool)
    An Indian girl lights a candle during a prayer meeting in memory of the victims of Tuesday's Taliban attack in Peshawar, in Mumbai, India,Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014. The Pakistani government and military vowed a stepped up campaign aimed at rooting out militant strongholds in the country's tribal regions along the border with Afghanistan after a Taliban massacre that killed more than 140 people, mostly children, on a military-run school.
  • (AP Photo/Rafiq Maqbool)
    Indians lights candles during a prayer meeting in memory of the victims of Tuesday's Taliban attack in Peshawar, in Mumbai, India,Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014. The Pakistani government and military vowed a stepped up campaign aimed at rooting out militant strongholds in the country's tribal regions along the border with Afghanistan after a Taliban massacre that killed more than 140 people, mostly children, on a military-run school.
  • (Photo by Metin Aktas/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)
    Pakistanis hold candle light vigil in front of the press club in Islamabad, Pakistan, on December 18, 2014, in memory of the victims of the Taliban assault on an army-run school in the north western city of Peshawar.
  • (AP Photo/B.K. Bangash)
    Pakistan police officers stand guard as people rally to condemn Tuesday's Taliban attack on a military-run school in Peshawar, while other people hold a candlelight vigil near a mosque in Islamabad, Pakistan, Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014. Dozens of human rights activists rallied against a pro-Taliban cleric outside his Islamabad mosque to condemn him for not speaking against the militants who killed 148 people, mostly children, in Peshawar.
  • (AP Photo/Muhammed Muheisen)
    A picture showing schoolchildren playing is left on a car, inside the Army Public School attacked last Tuesday by Taliban gunmen, in Peshawar, Pakistan, Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014.
  • (AP Photo/Mohammad Sajjad)
    A Pakistan army soldier stands guard in the Army Public School, attacked Tuesday by Taliban militants, Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014 in Peshawar, Pakistan.
  • (AP Photo/Muhammed Muheisen)
    A Pakistani army officer, stands in front of a wall riddled with bullet marks, inside the Army Public School attacked last Tuesday by Taliban gunmen, in Peshawar, Pakistan, Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014.
  • (AP Photo/Mohammad Sajjad)
    A Pakistani child attends a protest to condemn Tuesday's Taliban attack on the Army Public School, Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014 in Peshawar, Pakistan.

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