CHICAGO: Sabika Sheik, a Pakistani exchange student was among the ten killed in the school shooting which happened in Santa Fe, Texas on Friday.
She was considering in the US through a trade program encouraged by the Kennedy-Lugar Youth Exchange and Study (YES) program.
With less than a month until going home to her friends and family, Sabika Sheikh, a YES exchange student from Pakistan, was killed in the #SantaFeHighSchool shooting. If this had happened to me when I was on YES in Jordan it would be "terrorism"-why is it different when it's here pic.twitter.com/CeozGAVSRN
— Ariel Russell (@russ_ari) May 18, 2018
Pakistan’s Embassy in Washington DC, confirmed through Twitter that Sheikh was among the high school students killed. Pakistani ambassador to the US, Aizaz Chaudhry expressed his heartfelt condolences for the victims of the tragic incident.
Ambassador Aizaz Ahmad Chaudhry has expressed heartfelt condolences for the victims of the tragic incident at the Santa Fe High School in Texas this morning 1/3
— Pakistan Embassy, DC (@PakEmbassyDC) May 18, 2018