Pakistan University Terror Attack : Deadly assault on Bacha Khan Campus : A troop of millitant attack the Bacha Khan University located in Charsadda District, Pakistan on wednesday. According to the reports exempted that 4 terrorist has been killed, and at least 21 people have been killed in the attack. The Tehreek-e-Taliban have claimed responsibility for the attack.
Four of the gunmen who stormed a university campus have been killed, police said, but other attackers are believed to be on the second and third floors of campus buildings and firing is still going on.
Official of Bacha Khan University said, “Due to fog, security forces are unable to tell how many terrorists have entered the University.”
Students told media they saw several young men wielding AK-47 guns storming the university housing where many students were sleeping.
Gunfire and explosions were heard on wednesday morning local time. Here, recuers transport an injured man to hosital following an attack by gunmen on Bacha Khan University on January 20, 2016.
Naseer, a 23-year-old student, said he counted 56 bodies and saw gunmen shooting male and female students “without discrimination”. “They were directly shooting at the heads of the students,” he said.
Iftikar Khan, the owner of a travel agency in Charsadda, visited the city hospital, where he estimated a stream of ambulances delivered well over 100 bodies. “A lot of them were girls,” he said.
Shabir Khan, a lecturer in the English department, said he was about to leave the hostel for the department when firing began.