LifeAitzaz Hasan lived in Hangu , KPK. Aitzaz Hasan's father's name is Mujahid Ali. His other family included his mother, brother and two sisters. Aitzaz Hasan was a 9th grader at the Ibrahimzai high school. Hasan's cousin Mudassir Bangash described him as an accomplished student who excelled in all extracurricular activities.The area where Aitzaz Hasan lived is home to many Shia Muslims, a number of whom have been killed by Taliban. The teenager was known for openly criticizing armed groups.
EducationAitzaz was a student of 9th grade in Ibrahimzai High School .
Reactions"My son made his mother cry, but saved hundreds of mothers from crying for their children," Mujahid Ali, Aitzaz 's father is quoted as saying. Aitzaz Hasan proves that dependability is not merely by virtue of age. Every Pakistani, who knows the word courage, should know the name ‘Aitzaz Hasan’. Aitzaz is being hailed as a hero in an outpouring of praise on social media. There have even been calls for him to receive the army's highest honour awarded to those who have sacrificed their life for their country, though it is unclear if he would be qualified to receive it as a civilian. "We the citizens believe that State of Pk must award Nishan-i-Haider to Pk's brave son Shaheed Aitezaz," journalist Nasim Zehra tweeted .
AwardsThe incident has attracted attention on the cyber space and members of civil society have called for the award of Nishan-e-Haider for the young martyr which is a highest posthumous military prize awarded to soldiers with extraordinary sacrifices.
TributePeople in the area would like to see the government giving Aitzaz an award to recognize his bravery, and compared him with celebrated Pakistani education campaigner Malala Yousafzai - a comparison being echoed across social media. On Twitter, users are paying tribute to Aitzaz using the hashtags #onemillionaitzaz and #AitzazBraveheart echoing the language used online around figures such as Malala .
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