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Pakistan shooting: Taliban gunmen kill 9, injure 35 at Peshawar college

Police and army troops summoned to the scene killed all of the attackers

Reuters  |  Peshawar 

Pakistani Taliban gunmen disguised in all-enveloping burqas stormed the campus of an agriculture college in Pakistan on Friday, killing at least nine people and wounding 35, police and hospital officials said. Police and army troops summoned to the scene killed all of the attackers at the Agriculture Training Institute in the northwestern city of Peshawar about two hours into the attack, the military’s press wing said. The Pakistani Taliban claimed responsibility, saying in a message from spokesman Mohammad Khorasani that they had targeted a safe house of the ...

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First Published: Fri, December 01 2017. 15:01 IST
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