Pakistan, Peshawar News : Unknown Gunmen Attacked the Army School in Peshawar on Tuesday, E Pakistan News Reported. At least 24 children killed in this gun, firing attack in Peshawar Army School.
Security forces arrived at the Army Public School, located on busy Warsak Road near cantonment, and kicked off rescue operation. Medics in Lady Ready Hospital and Combined Military Hospital (CMH) Peshawar confirmed that 18 people, including 16 children, a security officer and a female teacher, have died in the attack.
They said more than 30 others, most of them children, were injured.
Police and military officials said two of the attackers have been eliminated while one blew himself up during retaliation by security forces. They said the terrorists attacked central auditorium of the school where a function was underway.
According to eyewitnesses, who were rescued by security forces, five to six terrorists wearing uniform of security forces barged into the school building and opened indiscriminate fire after taking many children and teachers hostage.
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