Peshawar attack victims’ families to be given cheques from 9th Feb: Ghani

PESHAWARInformation Minister of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) Mushtaq Ghani has said that the provincial government will start issuing cheques to the families of the Peshawar attack from 9th February.

Mushtaq Ghani, speaking to a private television channel Thursday, said that the investigation of the Peshawar school attack is ongoing.

Taliban gunmen stormed Peshawar’s Army Public School on 16th December, 2014 in which 150 people including 135 children and nine staff members were killed.

He added that the provincial government is ensuring that the families are provided the aid.

KP’s Information Minister added that the decision of awarding the prestigious Nishan-e-Haider award to the children, which were killed in the attack, will be made by the federal government. NNI



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