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World Stands With Pakistan to Mourn Slain School Children

Pakistan woke up to a day of mourning Wednesday after Taliban militants killed more than 140 students in a grisly attack which shocked the nation and put pressure on the government to do more to tackle the insurgency.

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Image: A boy holding a candle attends a candle light vigil in Kathmandu

A boy holding a candle attends a candlelight vigil in Kathmandu, on Dec. 17, 2014, for the students killed at the military-run Army Public School in Peshawar. Pakistan woke up to a day of mourning on Wednesday after Taliban militants killed more than 140 students in a grisly attack that shocked the nation and pressured the government to do more to tackle the insurgency.

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Image: People carry the coffin of a male student who was killed in Tuesday's attack on the Army Public School, during his funeral in Peshawar

Mourners in Peshawar carry the coffin of a male student who was killed in Tuesday's attack by Taliban gunmen on the Army Public School.

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Image: Pakistan mourns victims of «savage» school massacre

Pakistani people light candles to pray for the victims who were killed in an attack at the military-run school in Peshawar, during a memorial ceremony in Karachi, Pakistan.

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Indian Muslim children pray at a madrasa, or religious school, for Tuesday's Taliban attack victims, in Ahmadabad, India.

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Schoolchildren observe a two-minute silence for victims killed in the Taliban attack in Peshawar, in New Delhi, India.

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Schoolboys offer prayers for victims killed in a Taliban attack on a military-run school in Peshawar, in Mumbai, India.

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Image: Pakistan mourns victims of school massacre

Pakistani students shout slogans during a protest against the attack at the Army Public School in Peshawar, in Faisalabad, Pakistan.

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Image: Kashmiri students offer prayers for Pakistani terror victims

Kashmir University students offer special prayers for the victims killed, in Srinagar, the summer capital of Indian Kashmir.

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Pakistani students hold a vigil for victims killed in the Peshawar attack in Islamabad, Pakistan.

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Image: Indian people observe memorial for Pakistan terror attack victims

People take part in a candlelight vigil as a mark of respect for the victims who were killed in an attack at the military-run school in Peshawar, in Amritsar, India.

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