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Hangu Aitzaz (martyred) rises as “World Hero” on bravery


PESHAWAR:(By Yasir Habib Khan)–After Malala Yousaf Zai, Hangu teenager Aitzaz Hasan (martyred) has risen as “World Hero” being recipient of country’s top award for bravery by sacrificing his life to obstruct a suicide bomber to further proceed to local school saving the lives of around 1000 students at Hangu, worst terrorits-hit area in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. International Human Right Commission also handed a bravery award to Hangu teenager.

He halted the bomber 152 metres away from the main gate of the school in Hangu, at the time thousands of students were present on the premises of school.

Aitzaz was going to school on January 6 when saw a person with suspicious activities. On his call, suspected one started walking swiftly towards the school. Aitzaz pelted a stone to stop him. After person gave no ear, Aitzaz rushed towards the bomber and clutched him around, halting attacker from further proceeding to enter the school. The suicide bomber blew himself and Aitzaz Hasan gave his life.

The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KPK) provincial government also declared him a ‘great hero’. KPK ruling party Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) announced to bear all expenses of teenager family in order to honour the martyred.

Aitzaz Hasan, 15, was also praised by Malal Yousaf Zai, a Pakistani schoolgirl, who narrowly escaped a deadly attack by the Taliban for campaigning girls’ right to education. Paying rich tribute, she said that Aitzaz saved lives of hundreds of innocent students by giving his life

National and international media remained abuzz making headlines on the heroic act of Aitzaz Hasan. Social Media also got electrified with the millions of homage to the teen.

Hasan’s father Mujahid Ali Bangash, 55 told The South Africa News that he did not feel anguish rather had great pride at his son’s death. “Aitzaz brought grace to nation and left lasting impression all days to come.




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One Response to Hangu Aitzaz (martyred) rises as “World Hero” on bravery

  1. murtaza ali

    January 13, 2014 at 5:39 am

    Pakistani are very brave. And aitzaz hassan was one of them and please write his name aitzaz hassan shaheed.