Reuters - Video

Edition: US | UK | IN | CN | JP

Video

Vigils in Pakistan marks one month after school massacre

Saturday, January 17, 2015 - 00:48

Pakistanis hold vigils in cities across the country to remember the 134 schoolchildren killed by Taliban militants one month ago. Yiming Woo reports.

▲ Hide Transcript

View Transcript

Vigils across Pakistan remember the schoolchildren killed by Taliban militants a month ago. Gunmen broke into Peshawar's Army Public School, and shot dead more than 130 students as well as several teachers. In capital Islamabad, politicians stood with children, chanting "terrorism is not acceptable". (SOUNDBITE) (English) OPPOSITION PARLIAMENTARIAN SHAZIA MARRI SAYING: "We all feel that terrorism is a menace and Pakistan needs to work towards elimination of terrorism." The government is battling a surge of Islamist militants -- Pakistanis are used to assaults on security forces. But the outright attack on children on December 16 has sent shockwaves across the country.

Press CTRL+C (Windows), CMD+C (Mac), or long-press the URL below on your mobile device to copy the code

Vigils in Pakistan marks one month after school massacre

Saturday, January 17, 2015 - 00:48