Candlelight vigil held in Karachi for Peshawar victims

KARACHI: The Pakistan Red Crescent Society (PRCS) Sindh Branch organized a candlelight vigil and special prayer at Teen Talwar Karachi on Thursday Evening to express solidarity with the victims of Peshawar carnage.

PRCS-Sindh Chairperson Mrs Farzhana Naek and management committee of PRCS have expressed their deepest condolences over the horrific terrorist attack on Army Public School in Peshawar which claimed 141 lives including 131 schoolchildren.

The participants were holding banners, posters and placards condemning the brutal attack. Addressing the participants Chairperson  Farzhana Naek said “No words can express the ignominy of such an attack against children in their school”. She further said that this was everyone’s loss and it was a black day for Humanity. “We are equally grieved and can feel the pain of those families who have lost their loved ones”, said Naek.

The hundreds of schoolchildren, people from International Red Cross Red Crescent Movement, civil societies, media and a number of citizens also took to part to condemn the terrorist attack. A special prayer services were also held by participants who expressed their solidarity with the parents of the children martyred by terrorists. The volunteers and members of emergency response team of Pakistan Red Crescent Society also saluted the martyred of Peshawar terrorist attack.

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