Remembering Peshawar: A sombre Christmas for some

Published December 23, 2014
A man in a Santa Claus outfit holds a sign in support of the victims of the Peshawar attack, during a rally in Karachi. — Reuters
A man in a Santa Claus outfit holds a sign in support of the victims of the Peshawar attack, during a rally in Karachi. — Reuters
People chant slogans and hold signs in support of the victims of the attack by Taliban on Peshawar's Army Public School. — Reuters
People chant slogans and hold signs in support of the victims of the attack by Taliban on Peshawar's Army Public School. — Reuters
People participate in a Christmas peace rally in Karachi to show solidarity for the victims of the Peshawar school massacre. — AFP
People participate in a Christmas peace rally in Karachi to show solidarity for the victims of the Peshawar school massacre. — AFP
Christians hold peace rally in Karachi. — AFP
Christians hold peace rally in Karachi. — AFP
People hold signs in support of the victims. — Reuters
People hold signs in support of the victims. — Reuters
Children dressed as Santa Claus also participated in the Christmas peace rally.— AFP
Children dressed as Santa Claus also participated in the Christmas peace rally.— AFP
Christians dressed as Santa Claus condemn Taliban attack on the school in Peshawar. — AP
Christians dressed as Santa Claus condemn Taliban attack on the school in Peshawar. — AP
People gather to protest against the attack in Peshawar. — AFP
People gather to protest against the attack in Peshawar. — AFP

Christmas is around the corner but the festivities are put on hold. Christians, dressed as Santa Claus, gathered to hold a peace rally in Karachi recently in show of support for the victims of the recent Peshawar massacre.

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