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In pictures: Peshawar children return to school after Taliban massacre

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The military school in Peshawar, Pakistan, where Taliban militants murdered 152 people, the majority of whom were children, last month has reopened for the first time since the attack.

Seven terrorists wearing bomb vests cut through a wire fence to infiltrate the Army Public School on 16 December. They went from class to class, killing 133 children and injuring more than 120 people.


Null Pakistani parents leave the Army Public School with their children after it was reopened following the attack. The banner is from the families at Newtown, the American town where 20 students and six adults died in a massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School in December 2012


Null A Pakistani security staff member searches the bags of students


Null Parents gather at the Army Public School with their children


Null Pakistani children travel to school in Peshawar


Null A mother drops her children off at the Army Public School


Null Pakistani soldiers patrol near the Army Public School


Null A policeman stands guard outside a government school in Peshawar


Null Students offer prayers as they return to school


Null The bloodied floor in the school's hall after the attack

All images: AFP/Getty


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