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Families grieve as death toll in Peshawar attack reaches 144
Families grieve as death toll in Peshawar attack reaches 144

Mourners poured into the streets of this grieving city Wednesday as families buried children who were slain at an army-run school and Pakistan’s prime minister vowed to fight “until all terrorists are defeated.” Three staff members of the Army Public School died of their injuries, raising the death toll from the attack to 144, including 132 children, hospital officials told Pakistani media. In Landi Arbab, a village of green wheat fields outside Peshawar, hundreds of mourners gathered to pay respects to Tahira Kazi, the 59-year-old school principal, who was reportedly burned alive by the Pakistani Taliban militants who raided the school in one of Pakistan’s...

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