Boxer Amir Khan to donate shorts to Peshawar school attacked by Taliban

Posted By: IANS

London, Dec 19: English professional boxer Amir Khan has said he will donate a pair of shorts worth 30,000 pounds to help rebuild the Peshawar army school where 148 children and staff were killed by the Taliban this week.

The British boxer, who is of Pakistani origin, wore the shorts, which has a waistband made from 24-carat gold threading, in his points win against Devon Alexander to successfully defend his World Boxing Council's Silver welterweight title in Las Vegas recently.

Boxer Amir Khan

"It was just very sad to see innocent kids being killed," Khan was quoted as saying by BBC Thursday.

"I want to donate the shorts for the Peshawar cause, rebuild a school and strengthen security around the area."


Story first published: Friday, December 19, 2014, 13:00 [IST]
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