CHARSADDA: A science instructor who attempted to ensure his understudies by opening flame on Taliban aggressors amid a fatal assault at the Bacha Khan University has been hailed as a “saint” and a “courteous fellow”.
Instructor Syed Hamid Husain, an associate educator of science at the Bacha Khan University in Charsadda, requested his understudies to stay inside as Taliban shooters raged the school on Wednesday, leaving no less than 21 individuals dead.
Understudies recounted how he started shooting at shooters as they rampaged crosswise over grounds, giving the youngsters time to escape before he was chopped down in a hail of slugs.
“We saw three terrorists yelling, ‘Allah is incredible!’ and hurrying towards the stairs of our specialization,” one man told columnists.
“One understudy hopped out of the classroom through the window. We never saw him get up.”
He depicted seeing Husain holding a gun and shooting at the assailants. “At that point we saw him tumble down and as the terrorists entered the (enlistment center) office we fled.”
Topography understudy Zahoor Ahmed said Husain had cautioned him not to leave the building after the first shots were discharged. “He was grasping a gun,” he said.
“At that point I saw a slug hit him. I saw two activists were terminating. I kept running inside and afterward figured out how to escape by hopping over the back divider.”
“They terminated straightforwardly at” the educator, human science understudy Muhammad Daud told AFP, portraying Husain as “a genuine honorable man and a respectable instructor”.
Tributes were paid to the killed scholastic on Twitter.
“Saint of #education: Prof Hamid who was slaughtered by terrorists in #BachaKhanUniversity#Pakistan,” tweeted columnist and scholastic Raza Ahmad Rumi.
Another message on the site read: “Exceptionally #sad news Prof Dr Syed Hamid from Chemistry dept grasped shahadat (suffering) in an assault in #BachaKhanUniversity#Charsadda.”
President Mamnoon Hussain affirmed the teacher had passed on, and communicated his misery and sympathies to the man’s crew.
Security authorities said an operation to stop the slaughter at the school finished a few hours after it started, with police saying no less than 21 individuals had been killed.
The military said it had slaughtered four radicals. It was not clear on the off chance that they were incorporated into the loss of life. The Taliban have guaranteed obligation regarding the assault.
Instructors in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa were offered consent to convey guns in the classroom after Taliban aggressors slaughtered more than 150 individuals, the larger part of them youngsters, at a school in the city of Peshawar in 2014.
The assault on an armed force run school in the city, somewhere in the range of 50 kilometers from Charsadda, was the deadliest in Pakistani history, and saw intensely outfitted activists go from space to room butchering understudies and staff. Instructors’ affiliations had questioned outfitting staff, saying it was not their business to battle off aggressors.