Taliban militants storm university in Pak; 25 killed

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