Quotes From Pakistani Families Over School Attack

December 17, 2014 7:16 PM

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? "We sent our kids to this school because it is known for its high standards and quality of education.... My son was a brilliant student and even a few weeks back he was awarded a gold medal for his excellent midterm results. Yesterday we watched the news on TV and as five of our kids were studying there we got so worried and upset for the safety of our children," said Haji Dost Muhammad, 52, whose son Asad died in the attack. "We were told that a bullet hit him from the back, tearing his heart. Asad was an outstanding student and wanted to be a pilot but his soul flew from his body before he could fly a plane."

? "My son Muhammad Tayyab ... told me that he was not feeling well yesterday and not willing to go to school but I insisted he not miss the class. So on my insistence he went to school," said Muhammad Fawad, who buried his son Wednesday. "Yesterday when I heard the news of the attack on the school I...

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