Academics of SARRC Postdoc academia have hailed Prof. Dr. Syed Hamid Hussain as the ‘Role Model Martyr of Academia’, who sacrificed to save the lives of his students in today’s terror attack on Charsadda University.
According to AP and other news sources, today at 9 am four terrorists entered from the back side of Bacha Khan University, Charsadda, near Peshawar, the capital of KPK Pakistan.
The devoted teacher ordered the students to flee from the class room where one of the terrorist was about to enter. As a spontaneous decision the noble teacher tried to engage the attacker in a cross fire for the sake of letting the students to flee from the premises. As a result, the attackers shot him and he sacrificed his life.
“Today, we, the academicians of SAARC Post Doc Academia, unanimously pay our esteemed tributes to the uprightness of Prof. Hamid Hussain who set an example for the rest of academics by saving the students’ lives at the cost of own.” These sentiments are expressed by the Faiser N. M., Professor Emeritus, Dr. Zaki, Dr. E.M. Nawaratne, Dr. M. S. Salawal Salah, Prof. Dr. Meher Master Moos, Dr. Azam Sheikh, Dr. Bareera N. B, Dr. Khalida M. Khan, Dr. Umar Farooq, Dr. F. M. Bhatti, Dr. Umair Mahmood Siddique and Lt. Col (R) Azhar Saleem.
Parallely, the academicians have made strong condemnation on this heinously brutal act of terror on an institution of learning.
On behalf of SAARC-ASEAN Postdoc Academia, Dr. Khalida M. Khan, the recently designated NPA’s ISDR Researcher of the Year, has solemnly extended her appeal to the universities of Pakistan in particular, and of the region in general, to pay special memorial services in honour of the Academic Martyr Dr. Syed Hamid Hussain who has ‘uplifted’ the image of University Professors by marking the modus-moments of saving others at the cost of own life. Meanwhile, Peshawar has declared a three days mourning to observe the tragedy.
Company Name: SAARC Post-doc Academia
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