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Bacha Khan University attack: As it happened Live

Around 10 Armed Men Attacked The Bacha Khan University In Northwest Pakistan’s Charsadda Town On Wednesday, Local Media Reported, Adding, Gunfire And Explosions Were Also Heard. At Least 50 Persons Have Been Killed In The Attack And Several Others Are Injured, According To Dawn News.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Bindiya Bhatt | Updated on: 20 Jan 2016, 01:37:52 PM


Around 10 armed men attacked the Bacha Khan University in northwest Pakistan’s Charsadda town on Wednesday, local media reported, adding, gunfire and explosions were also heard. At least 20 persons have been killed in the attack and several others are injured, according to AFP.


The gunmen stormed into the university in northwestern Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province and opened fire at students and teachers, reports said. Around 600 guests and more than three thousand students are present in the university campus, reports said.


"Armed men stormed into the university premises earlythis morning," Sardheri police officials said.


The attack comes an year after Taliban terrorists had killed 134 students in an Army-run school in Peshawar.


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First Published : 20 Jan 2016, 10:58:00 AM