The sixth death anniversary of Aitzaz Hasan, who laid his life to stop the attempt of a suicide bomber to enter his school in Hangu, is being observed today, reports Radio Pakistan.

He became a national hero after he saved hundreds of lives on January 6, 2014 thwarting the terrorist attack.

Aitzaz Hasan had grabbed the suicider at main gate to prevent him from entering the school.

Hasan was later awarded with Sitara-e-Shujaat for his bravery.