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Pakistan to name schools after victims of Peshawar massacre

Mar 06, 2015    

PESHAWAR, Pakistan (Reuters) - Pakistan is renaming dozens of government-run schools after the the students killed by Taliban militants in a massacre at an army-run academy in the northwestern city of Peshawar in December, an official said Friday.The school attack by six gunmen believed linked to the Pakistani Taliban killed 153 people, with most of the victims students, is seen as having hardened Pakistan's resolve to fight jihadist militants along its lawless border with Afghanistan.A total of 107 schools in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa region will bear the name of the slain Peshawar students, sai...

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