PESHAWAR: Pakistan blind Cricket team visits the Army Public School victims.
Pakistan Blind Cricket Team visited Army Public School and College that was attacked by the terrorists on December 16. The players expressed solidarity with the bereaved families and victims; offering prayers for the martyrs including school children and staff.
President of World Cricket Council of Blind and Chairman Pakistan Cricket Council of Blind Syed Sultan Shah led the delegation. At this occasion skipper Zeeshan Abbasi and all members of the team that got runners-up position in the recently World Cup played at South Africa offered condolences for the departed soul of those martyred in the incident. “We condemn this act against innocent school children,” skipper Zeeshan and Sultan said while talking to the media persons. Syed Sultan said, “We the members of the Pakistan Blind team prayed to Almighty Allah to rest the departed soul in peace and give courage to the bereaved families to bear this irreparable loss with courage.” He termed it as a national tragedy.
The players presented their caps and shirts to the personnel of Pakistan Army to be distributed among the school kids in the incident. Moreover, the cricket team also visited CMH Peshawar and distributed playing equipment among the injured school children.
Secretary Peshawar Cricket Club of the Blind Habib Ullah said that the whole world is in shock over Peshawar school attack on December 16. “We expressed our feelings and solidarity with the Children of Army Public School and their parents for this purpose.”