Indian schoolchildren pay tribute to Peshawar massacre victims

Published December 17, 2014
Indian schoolchildren pray at their school in Mumbai. — AFP
Indian schoolchildren pray at their school in Mumbai. — AFP
Children hold placards as they pay tribute to Pakistani children and staff in the attack in Peshawar, during morning assembly at their school in Siliguri. — AFP
Children hold placards as they pay tribute to Pakistani children and staff in the attack in Peshawar, during morning assembly at their school in Siliguri. — AFP
Boys offer prayers for victims killed in the Taliban attack in Peshawar.  — AP
Boys offer prayers for victims killed in the Taliban attack in Peshawar. — AP
Indian schoolchildren prepare lighted candles ahead of a vigil in the northern city of Jalandhar, India. – AFP
Indian schoolchildren prepare lighted candles ahead of a vigil in the northern city of Jalandhar, India. – AFP
Schoolchildren pray during morning assembly at their school in Shimla. – AFP
Schoolchildren pray during morning assembly at their school in Shimla. – AFP
Schoolchildren take an oath as they hold lighted candles at their school in Mumbai. — AFP
Schoolchildren take an oath as they hold lighted candles at their school in Mumbai. — AFP
A blackboard adorned with a message from Indian schoolchildren at their school in Mumbai. — AFP
A blackboard adorned with a message from Indian schoolchildren at their school in Mumbai. — AFP
Schoolchildren pray during an assembly at their school in New Delhi. — AFP
Schoolchildren pray during an assembly at their school in New Delhi. — AFP
Schoolchildren take part in a prayer for victims of the Taliban attack on the Army Public School in Peshawar, in the northern Indian city of Mathura. — Reuters
Schoolchildren take part in a prayer for victims of the Taliban attack on the Army Public School in Peshawar, in the northern Indian city of Mathura. — Reuters

Indian lawmakers and schools observed a two-minute silence over the massacre in Peshawar. Special prayers were also held to commemorate the victims of the attack.

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