Boxer Amir Khan visits Pakistani school after massacre to encourage pupils to return

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British boxer Amir Khan has visited a school in Pakistan where Taliban militants massacred 152 people including 132 children, on 16 December 2014.

Amir Khan was born in Britain but is of Pakistani origin, as his parents are from Pakistan. He travelled to Pakistan last week.

He said he wanted to pay his respects to those who had lost their lives as well as he wanted to encourage scared children to return to school.

Amir Khan went to the Army Public school in Peshawar on Monday as part of a visit to Pakistan to pay his respects to those who died in the attack. He delivered his messages to encourage children who were scared to return to school.

Amir Khan has also donated the £30,000 shorts he wore against Devon  Alexander in order to help raise money tom repair the Army Public School.

During his trip, Aamir Khan announced that he would be building a boxing academy in Lahore. He also met to the Prime Minister of Pakistan Nawaz Sharif and Chief Minister of Punjab Shahbaz Sharif.