Pakistan: Security guard dies foiling Peshawar terror attack

By Gavin Drake
Posted Sep 6, 2016

[Anglican Communion News Service] A security guard at a church in a Christian colony in Peshawar foiled a major terror attack on Sept. 2 before being killed in a subsequent gun-battle. Four suicide bombers entered the colony, on the city’s Warsak Road, at 5.50 a.m. local time. The security guard, Samuel Masih, raised the alarm, alerting nearby police and army forces. He then challenged the terrorists and was killed as a result of gunfire.

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  1. Melanie R Barbarito says:

    So nice to see the word “martyr” applied to someone who gave his life so that others could live, rather than one who took innocent lives.

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