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Google Play Removes Game Depicting 2014 Pakistani Terrorist Attack Day Before New School Massacre

  • ABC News, Wednesday, January 20, 2016 7:24 AM

A video game based on the Taliban's 2014 massacre of a school in Peshawar, Pakistan, which killed scores of children, has been removed from Google Play following an online uproar. Today, another terrorist attack has killed at least 20 at a Pakistani university

Named the “Pakistan Army Retribution,” the game enabled players to impersonate Pakistani soldiers and kill armed terrorists. While the aim was to honor Pakistani soldiers, criticisms began flowing online shortly after its release by a government digital agency called the Punjab Information Technology Board.

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