A prayer for Peshawar

Published December 17, 2014
A student in Karachi holding a rose takes part in a prayer for victims of the Taliban attack on Army Public School in Peshawar. – Reuters
A student in Karachi holding a rose takes part in a prayer for victims of the Taliban attack on Army Public School in Peshawar. – Reuters
Activists light candles. — AFP
Activists light candles. — AFP
Pakistani journalists and civil society members hold a candle light vigil. — AP
Pakistani journalists and civil society members hold a candle light vigil. — AP
Activists of a religious group's student wing hold a flower basket and candles. — AP
Activists of a religious group's student wing hold a flower basket and candles. — AP
A man lights candles to mourn victims from Army Public School in Peshawar. — Reuters
A man lights candles to mourn victims from Army Public School in Peshawar. — Reuters
Children pray for the departed school children in Peshawar. — AP
Children pray for the departed school children in Peshawar. — AP
Candle light vigil in Islamabad. — AP
Candle light vigil in Islamabad. — AP
PTI activists light candles for the victims in Karachi. — AFP
PTI activists light candles for the victims in Karachi. — AFP
Students in Karachi read the Holy Quran and pray for the victims. — AFP
Students in Karachi read the Holy Quran and pray for the victims. — AFP
People partake in a candle light vigil at Teen Talwar, Clifton, Karachi. — Ali Umair Jaffery
People partake in a candle light vigil at Teen Talwar, Clifton, Karachi. — Ali Umair Jaffery

Vigils were held in Karachi, Islamabad and other major cities of the country for the children and teachers that were killed in Peshawar in a massacre carried out by Taliban militants.

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