Remembering Aitzaz Hasan: Boy who sacrificed his own life to save thousands

Remembering Aitzaz Hasan: Boy who sacrificed his own life to save thousands
Aitzaz Hasan, a 15-year-old from Hangu, set example of selflessness and courage on this day in 2014 when he stopped a suicide bomber from attacking his school. The young boy lost his life in the process but he saved thousands of others including children, faculty members and other staff.

Picture of the brave Aitzaz Hasan outside his school

His father, Mujahid Ali Bangash, described his sorrow in such words: "My son made his mother cry, but he saved thousands of mothers from crying."

People on Twitter are paying tribute to Aitzaz on occasion of his 5th death anniversary.

Information Minister Fawad Chaudhry paid tribute to Aitzaz while he also said that a telefilm will be broadcasted by state-owned PTV to pay homage to him.

'Today, we remember the incredible bravery and courage from Aitzaz Hasan in sacrificing his life to save others'

'Such a brave boy. We are a nation of beauty and great grief - our smiles are stronger than your guns'

'Aitzaz Hasan the brave son of soil who sacrificed his own life to save others. He revived the message that'

'Aitzaz Hasan was awarded Sitara-e-Shujaat for his gallantry and he is remembered as a hero'

'When injustice becomes law, resistance becomes duty'

Aitzaz Hasan will always be remembered for his selflessness and bravery. A true hero of Pakistan.

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