Army Public School attack: Sahar Afshan (teacher) – Age 33

Daughter of Noor Raziq (late) and Shamim AkhterSiblings: Fawad Gul (18 june 1980).Qualification: Masters in Urdu, ...
Updated 11 Dec, 2015 02:46pm

Daughter of Dr. Muhammad Noor Raziq (late) and Shamim Akhter

Siblings: Fawad Gul (18 june 1980).

Qualification: Masters in Urdu, was doing Mphil (university of Peshawar)

Occupation: Urdu Teacher (senior section)

On the day of the attack, Sahar was helping evacuate students when the attackers targeted her.

She joined APS in 2006 as an Urdu teacher. She had completed a Masters in Urdu from the University of Peshawar and was also pursuing MPhil. As a result of her commitment and hard work, she was promoted to the senior section shortly after she joined.

She was a role model for her family. Her siblings aspired to be disciplined like her.

Her colleagues still cannot believe that she is gone. Her beautiful smiling face and pleasant voice echoes in their ears. She loved to get friends together for delicious food and gupshup.

Her students say she was soft spoken and helpful and that she had a passion for her subject. She often arranged Urdu debating competitions and coached the students. Recently, a group of visiting students from Delhi University asked if she could teach them Urdu.

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