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Army Public School attack: Hayatullah Sikandar – Age 15

Updated Dec 11, 2015 02:52pm

Son of Lt Col Sikandar Hayat

Siblings: Hira Sikandar (8th Nov 1994), Hamza Sikandar (8th Nov 1996)

Born to an army officer, Hayatullah's patriotism and desire to serve the nation ran in his blood. He wanted to join the Pakistan Army but his parents wished for him to become a doctor.

According to his father Lt Col Sikandar Hayat, Hayatullah was bold and confident and surprised elders with his knack for intelligent discussions. He loved automobiles, and would often surf new car models on the Internet.

He excelled in both studies and extra-curricular activities and had won several medals for his achievements. Adept at both football and basketball, he captained his house basketball team. Four days before his death, he had won the title of 'best basketball player'.

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