Pakistan teen who died rebellious self-murder bomber nominated for award

Pakistan teen who died rebellious self-murder bomber nominated for award

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(CNN) — Pakistan’s Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has nominated a 14-year-old child who died rebellious a self-murder bomber outward his propagandize for a tip polite endowment for bravery.

Aitazaz Hassan Bangash has been hailed as a favourite in Pakistan for a scapegoat he done to strengthen his schoolmates.

The Sitara-e-Shujjat is a same respect awarded to Malala Yousafzai, a Pakistani schoolgirl who survived being shot in a conduct by a Taliban for her efforts to foster preparation for boys and girls.

A matter from Sharif’s bureau Friday pronounced Aitazaz’s “brave act saved a lives of hundreds of students and determined a argent instance of flattery and patriotism.”


Journalist: Aitazaz’s aplomb gives hope

The assignment follows a debate on amicable media for a teen to be recognized.

The ninth-grader was on his approach to propagandize Monday in a Hangu district of northern Khyber Pakhtunkhwa range when a bomber, dressed in a propagandize uniform, asked him where a propagandize was, a teen’s cousin, Musadiq Ali Bangash said.

He and Aitazaz became suspicious, a cousin said.

“The other students corroborated off, though Aitazaz challenged a bomber and attempted to locate him. During a scuffle, a bomber panicked and detonated his bomb,” he said.

Aitazaz and a bomber died during a scene. Witnesses contend a blast harmed dual other people.

Hangu is a uneasy district adjacent Pakistan’s genealogical areas. It is abundant with narrow-minded violence, with attacks opposite Shia and Sunni Muslims.

“It was a good scapegoat to save a lives of hundreds of both Shia and Sunni students, who were in morning assembly,” Musadiq said.

CNN’s Zahir Shah Sherazi reported from Peshawar, Saima Mohsin from Islamabad and Anna Maja Rappard from Atlanta.



Article source: http://www.cnn.com/2014/01/11/world/asia/pakistan-boy-bravery-award/