Peshawar: A group of terrorists stormed a university in northwest Pakistan in Charsadda district of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa province on Wednesday morning, while a mushaera & exams were underway.
According to a rescued student 60 to 70 students had been shot in the head by the attackers says Pakistan's Dawn News
Pakistan media quoted eyewitnesses saying that they saw 4-5 gunmen entering the University.
Television footage showed soldiers entering the campus as ambulances lined up outside the main gate and anxious parents consoled each other.
Here are the live updates:
1.23 PM: At least 25 people were killed and about 50 others injured today after heavily-armed Taliban militants stormed a prestigious university and opened indiscriminate fire on students and teachers in Pakistan's restive northwest Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa province.
1 PM: 20 feared dead in attack on Bacha Khan university in northwest Pakistan, says Khyber-Pukhtunkhwa lawmaker Shaukat Yusafzai.
12.52 PM: TTP claims responsibility for Bacha Khan University attack
12.50 PM: Pak Army: Clearance of university block by block continues by Army troops. No firing being heard.
12:25 PM: 4 terrorists killed so far. All buildings & roof top taken over by Army: Pak Army.
12:15 PM: 70 percent of students have been rescued, says Deputy Inspector General Saeed Wazir
12:10 PM: 7 bodies have been taken out of the university
12:09 PM: Army troops reached from Psr,cordoned area with terrorists inside.Ops begins,Air surveillance being done-1
12:07 PM: More than 3,000 people are reported to be on the campus, which lies about 100km northwest of Islamabad.
12:05 PM: 2 terrorists have been killed according to Pakistan Police says Pakistan's Capital TV
12:00 PM: Two loud blasts heard from inside the university: ANI