Pakistan Honors Teen Who Died Stopping Suicide Bomber
Aitazaz Hassan Bangash, the Pakistani teenager died trying to stop a suicide bomber, has been awarded the country’s highest civilian honor.By Elizabeth Hagedorn | January 11, 2014
The Pakistani teenager who sacrificed his life to stop a suicide bomber has been given the country’s highest civilian honor.
According to CNN, Aitazaz Hassan Bangash was walking to school when a stranger dressed in a school uniform asked him where the school was. That’s when Aitazaz and his friends became suspicious. As the bomber approached the school’s entrance, Aitazaz tackled him.
The bomber detonated his explosives, and both he and Aitazaz died at the scene. Still, hundreds of students inside were saved. (Via CBS)