Family of Texas school shooting victim sues attacker's parents

Family of Texas school shooting victim sues attacker's parents

Sheikh's body arrived in Pakistan on Tuesday night and the funeral was held at a graveyard near her home in Karachi in the middle class Gulshe-e-Iqbal neighbourhood.

Sabika Sheikh is shown on a family member's phone on May 19.

She was later buried alongside her grandparents. Among about 400 people at the funeral was U.S. Ambassador David Hale and politicians from the provincial Sindh government, and her father Aziz Sheikh was seen comforting her friends (right). He told the BBC that he wanted his daughter's death to catalyse a change in United States gun laws.

But she opposed the idea of forcing students to pass through a metal detector every time they wanted to go into the building.

Attorneys for Dimitrios Pagourtzis met with their client on Friday and told Eyewitness News the 17-year-old suspect told them he does not recall many details of the massacre.

"It's so important that we understand that none of us are trying to take your guns away", Butler said. To think that these kids, their last week in high school, what they had to remember, we're going to do whatever we can do to take that memory and make it a little more special.

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Sabika, the eldest of four siblings, had joined the school because of her selection as one of 900 students on the Kennedy-Lugar Youth Exchange and Study Program, known as YES.

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Sabika had planned to return home in a few weeks for Eid al-Fitr, the three-day holiday marking the end of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan.

Johnson told Abbott she and her classmates wrote him after their school was locked down for hours following a shooting scare in February. "I haven't been able to get these thoughts out of my mind". Lamar ISD has created a similar position titled, school safety coordinator.

Abbott, a Republican, promised that action was coming as he finished his third session on school safety in talks that came less than a week after a 17-year-old student armed with a pistol and shotgun fatally shot 10 people at a Houston-area high school on May 18.

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