Peshawar army school reopens after massacre

This handout photograph released by Pakistan's Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) office on January 12, 2015, shows Pakistani Army chief Raheel Sharif (R) speaking with students at the Army Public School after it was reopened following an attack there by Taliban militants in Peshawar. Survivors of Pakistan's worst-ever militant attack returned to the school where Taliban gunmen massacred their classmates, with students and parents expressing a mixture of defiance and apprehension. The December 16 attack on the Army Public School in Peshawar claimed the lives of 150 people, mostly children, and prompted a bout of national soul-searching even in a country used to high levels of violence. AFP

Pakistani children travel to school in a van in Peshawar on January 12, 2015. Schools in Pakistan's northwestern city of Peshawar re-opened on January 12 for the first time since a Taliban raid massacred 150 people, mainly children, with returning students expressing defiance tinged with apprehension. AFP

A Pakistani mother cries as she leaves the Army Public School with her children after it was reopened following an attack there by Taliban militants in Peshawar on January 12, 2015. Child survivors of Pakistan's worst ever terrorist attack returned to the school where Taliban militants massacred their classmates January 12, with both the students and their parents expressing a mixture of defiance and apprehension. The December 16, 2014 attack on the Army Public School in Peshawar by a group of gunmen and suicide bombers claimed the lives of 150 people, mostly children, and prompted a bout of national soul-searching even in a country used to high levels of militancy. AFP

 Pakistani parents leave the Army Public School with their children after it was reopened following an attack there by Taliban militants in Peshawar on January 12, 2015. Child survivors of Pakistan's worst ever terrorist attack returned to the school where Taliban militants massacred their classmates January 12, with both the students and their parents expressing a mixture of defiance and apprehension. The December 16, 2014 attack on the Army Public School in Peshawar by a group of gunmen and suicide bombers claimed the lives of 150 people, mostly children, and prompted a bout of national soul-searching even in a country used to high levels of militancy. AFP

Pakistani children travel to school in a van in Peshawar on January 12, 2015. Schools in Pakistan's northwestern city of Peshawar re-opened on January 12 for the first time since a Taliban raid massacred 150 people, mainly children, with returning students expressing defiance tinged with apprehension. AFP

Pakistani soldiers stand guard as parents arrive with their children at the Army Public School in Peshawar on January 12, 2015. Schools in Pakistan's northwestern city of Peshawar re-opened on January 12 for the first time since a Taliban raid massacred 150 people, mainly children, with returning students expressing defiance tinged with apprehension. AFP

A Pakistani mother drops her children at the Army Public School in Peshawar on January 12, 2015. Schools in Pakistan's northwestern city of Peshawar re-opened on January 12 for the first time since a Taliban raid massacred 150 people, mainly children, with returning students expressing defiance tinged with apprehension. AFP

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