Of course, those who know me, must know the first thing on my mind was that this had all the hallmarks of an intelligence operation. But, I had no idea that I would discover all these tell-tale signs in the very first article I read on it:
The horror at the Pakistan Army Public School in Peshawar came on the day when the military was scheduled to provide a display of first-aid and drills.
You know, the drill. The one that takes place, without exception, before every major so-called terrorist attack.
Speaking from his bed in the trauma ward of the Lady Reading Hospital, Shahrukh described how the gunmen shouted ‘Allah-o-Akbar’ before opening fire.
Wouldn’t fit the narrative without some key lines and props, for special effect…
By 10.15, at least 60 pupils were already dead as hundreds of Pakistani soldiers poured from lorries to seal off the area and take the battle to the Taliban fighters, all of whom were wearing suicide vests.
So, hundreds of soldiers were on the ground, yet these 6 or 7 gunmen still managed to kill another 70+ children?
Two helicopters, including a gunship, hovered over the school’s grounds ‘spotting’ for Special Forces as they hunted down the gunmen, who were seemingly more intent on killing as many children as possible than taking hostages.
As the gunfight intensified, at least three of the militants blew themselves up, leaving behind several charred bodies of bombers and victims.
Taliban later accepted responsibility for the attack, claiming it ‘was just a trailer’.
“Just a trailer?” Sounds like someone well acquainted with cinema and marketing tactics.
Khan, who said he also saw the body of a soldier who worked at the school, crawled behind a door to hide and then lost consciousness, later waking up in hospital.
A soldier who worked at the school wakes up in a hospital instead of killed in action trying to save children?
Shah told MailOnline: ‘It was our social studies period. Our teacher first told us that some kind of drill was going on and that we do not need to worry.
Had they not been told about a so-called drill, most of these children would not be dead.
It took me more than 45 minutes to reach the spot as army closed down all the roads and streets leading to school.’
He said that went to the main gate of the school around 12:30.
He continued: ‘I saw a few soldiers trying to encircle a young man who was wearing a similar uniform to them. When soldiers tried to approach him, there was a huge blast. The other guy was one of the terrorists.
So, by 10:15 hundreds of soldiers and helicopters were encircling the school, yet two hours later, they had not yet managed to secure the grounds against 6 to 7 “terrorists” dressed just like them?
‘Two guards were there, sitting on the desk at the front, when four people wearing black uniform ran in. They just started firing. First they targeted the brigadier and his guards, the two guards were killed.
‘The brigadier managed to get away safely and they started firing at the students.
Pretty amazing how a brigadier managed to get away, while so many kids were killed.
I was in the auditorium when they burst in, it was 1030 when they broke in to the school. There was a function in the auditorium, they just opened fire on everyone. They just started firing and shooting violently with AK47s.
So, one witness says by 10:15, 60 kids were already dead and hundreds of soldiers and two helicopters had arrived, but here this unnamed witness said the killing didn’t start until 10:30? This report is so full of holes and inconsistencies, its astonishing.
Mudassir Awan, an employee at the school, said he saw at least six people scaling the walls of the building, but initially thought little of it.
‘We thought it must be the children playing some game. But then we saw a lot of firearms with them,’ he said.
‘As soon as the firing started, we ran to our classrooms. They were entering every class and they were killing the children,’ he added.
One of the wounded students, Abdullah Jamal, said he was with a group of 8th, 9th and 10th graders who were getting first-aid instructions and training with a team of Pakistani army medics when the attack began.
Scaling walls, army medics … the school was practically a fortress with armed guards, yet 6 or 7 gunmen managed to kill all these children? Something is wrong with this picture.
MailOnline spoke to Naveed Ahmed, who works at the irrigation department. He said: ‘My son Hasid Asmad is 16-years-old, is still inside the school., He took a mobile and called me while I was in the mosque, he was praying down the phone. I have been waiting so many hours for news. My son told that he was being kept safe by the Pakistan army inside. They are taking a picture of them to prove they are safe.
‘They have told me that the children are safe in the custody of the army.’
So, what is it already? The story opens with a tweet claiming “only one survivor” but throughout the article, there are images of many more, and now testimony that there were survivors safe in army custody? If I didn’t know better, I would think this story was trying to mislead readers.
Khalid Khan, 13, also told how he was in his first aid lesson in the main hall when two clean-shaven armed men came into room.
Hate to bust your bubble, but Taliban don’t shave.
He said: ‘hey [sic] opened fire at the students and then went out. The army doctor and soldiers managed to escape and we locked the doors from inside. But very soon they came, broke the doors and entered and again started firing.’
Others said the gunmen addressed each other in a language they could only recognise as either Arabic or Farsi – a possible testament to the Taliban’s network of hundreds of foreign fighters.
The Pakistan Taliban recruits from overseas? What? Millions of young disgruntled pakistani muslim men are not enough for them?
Then there are these images of children allegedly injured in the attack and being led away from the school.
Too bad the girl on the left isn’t in uniform and the school is being reported as “all boys.”
And this is just one article. There are many more holes in this narrative and they appear to be all in on it.
This is not journalism. It’s corporate sponsored propaganda.
The truth may never be known, but if it is, you surely won’t hear about it in the mainstream media.
Their job is to scare people all over the world into believing the narrative that muslims are out to kill or convert the world, when the truth is those who want to rule the world (or kill everyone in it) are a handful of greedy gangsters sitting in boardrooms, intelligence agencies, and parliaments.