Cricket team visits Peshawar to meet Army Public School students


PESHAWAR: Members of the national cricket team, including team captain Misbahul Haq and veteran Shahid Afridi, on Saturday visited children who were injured during the devastating attack on the Army Public School in Peshawar, Express News reported. 

The players, who were accompanied by PCB officials, arrived at the Corps Headquarters (HQ) in Peshawar and met with parents of the injured children at the Combined Military Hospital.

Players visiting the hospital include fast bowler Muhammad Irfan, Ahsan Adil, Yasir Shah, Ahmed Shahzad and Umar Akmal. Team manager Naveed Cheema was also present.

The players are expected to visit the Army Public School later in the day. Further, the team members may also visit the graves of those who were killed in the devastating attack.

The cricketers could be seen shaking hands with the injured children students and elders.

The school had been attacked about a month ago by the Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP), in a tragic incident in which 150 people were killed including over 130 children.

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