ISLAMABAD, Dec 16 (APP):In a statement, he said cowardly miscreants attacked the future of the nation, unarmed minors and martyred them. The minister said no one could hold back their tears by remembering this day. The martyrs of APS tragedy united the whole nation against terrorism, he said. He said December 16 would always be a day to remember the great sacrifices of the martyrs of Army Public School (APS). “As a nation we have come a long way to defeat terrorism, we are moving towards lasting peace and development in Pakistan,” said the minister. He prayed to Allah Almighty to rest the martyrs souls of Army Public School in eternal peace and grant patience to their families.