Pakistan pay tribute to APS Peshawar martyrs.
On this day in 2014, six terrorists entered the school and martyred 147 children and teachers.
After the attack, Pakistan civil and military leadership chalked out National Action Plan and started Operation Zarb-e-Azb against the militants in North Waziristan.
The day is being mourned today across Pakistan .
Meanwhile, celebrities, politicians and whole Pakistan paid tribute to martyrs of APS tragedy.
Nobel winner and human rights activist Malala Yousafzai paid the tribute stating 'no child should go to school in fear.'
Three years ago, 132 students were brutally killed at the Army Public School Peshawar. I think of them today and everyday.
No child should face extremism and violence. No child should go to school in fear.
Every child deserves safe education.
Pakistan People's Party (PPP) Chairman Bilawal Bhutto paid glowing tributes to the martyrs of APS Peshawar .
Chairman of #Pakistan Peoples Party @BBhuttoZardari pays glowing tributes to the innocent martyr children of Army Public School #Peshawar KhyberPakhtunkhuwa. pic.twitter.com/nF2o9CKJK2
Cricketer and former captain of Pakistani women cricket team, Sana Mir wrote that she prayed that no parent and child will face this kind of tragedy ever again.
Today I pray no child and no parent, from any nationality or any religion, would have to go through this ever again. #16December2014 #APSPeshawar pic.twitter.com/KujYtrQByP
PSL team, Peshawar Zalmi, owner Javed Afridi said that children of APS Peshawar are close to our heart.
We hold the children of the Army Public School in Peshawar close to our heart. The Peshawar Zalmi Foundation flew out 152 APS students to Dubai for the #HBLPSL opening ceremony. We have and will continue to do our bit in #BringingBackSmiles on their faces. #APSPeshawar #APAZalmi pic.twitter.com/7kJSrzXCaL
Activist, painter and motivational speaker Muniba Mazari paid her tribute through a National song.
Actress Mahira Khan wrote 'How can we ever forget?
How can we ever forget? This is a tragic reminder to all of us to stop feeding the monsters who don't think before killing children! May the world never ever have to see a day like this again. Ameen.
VJ Dino Ali also vowed to never forget the APS martyrs.
Never forget - RIP little angels #APSPeshawar #APSAttack #BlackDay pic.twitter.com/KNmtqauPJ0
Politician Naz Baloch wrote "Smallest coffins are the heaviest"
The smallest coffins are the heaviest. The dreadful APS Peshawar attack has been a trauma for every Pakistani. Our little heroes of APS, you will be always remembered. #APSMartyrs pic.twitter.com/1reWb8un6a
Cricketer Syeda Nain Abidi wrote that we will never forget this tragedy.
Every Human must stand up and protect every child. It is our collective responsibility!!
Safe education is the right of every child!!
We will never FORGET????#APSPeshawar #realheroes #threeyears
TI Chairman Imran Khan wrote we must ensure that this can never happen again.
Today as we remember with sorrow the devastating terrorist attack on APS Peshawar that martyred our precious innocent children and their teachers, we must ensure this can never happen again so our future generations can be nurtured safely to follow their dreams