Army chief pays tribute to Aitzaz Hasan

Published January 12, 2014 by Farrah Naz

pakistan-coas-aitzazhasan_1-11-2014_133801_lRAWALPINDI: Pakistan’s Army chief, General Raheel Sharif paid tribute to Aitzaz Hasan, the teenage student who sacrificed his life in stopping a suicide bomber outside his school in Hangu.

In a statement released by ISPR, General Sharif said Aitzaz was a national hero who sacrificed his today for our tomorrow. He added that the student was a great example of bravery and valour.
 
A floral wreath was also laid on the grave of Aitzaz Hasan on behalf of the Army chief.
 
Aitzaz a student of class IX sacrificed his life on January 6 when he prevented a suicide bomber from entering the premises of his school during the morning assembly. Aitzaz’s brave act resulted in the lives of several students being saved.

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