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Taliban Disguised In Burqas Attack Peshawar Agriculture College

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Taliban attack gunmen arrived at the campus of Directorate of Agriculture Institute in Peshawar disguised in burqas and were killed by security forces two hours.

 Pakistan West Pakistan Asian country Asian nation Taliban attack gunmen disguised as burqas stormed the field of associate agriculture university in Pakistan on Friday, killing a minimum of 9 individuals and wounding thirty-five, native media reported.

Pakistani security personnel take position outside associate Agriculture coaching Institute when associate attack by  militants in Peshawar Abdul Majeed Abdul/AFP/Getty

There Police and armed forces troops summoned to the scene killed all of the four attackers at the board of Agriculture Institute within the northwestern town of urban center regarding 2 hours into the attack.

The Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) claimed responsibility for the attack.

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The gunmen arrived at the campus in an auto-rickshaw and disguised in the burqas worn by women in the region, Peshawar police chief Tahir Khan said.

 

A wounded student, Ahteshan ul-Haq, said that the university hostel usually houses nearly 400 students, but most of them had gone home for a long holiday weekend and only about 120 students remained.

He said that “we were sleeping when we heard gunshots. I got up and within seconds everybody was running and shouting ‘the Taliban have attacked”.

Police and army troops summoned to the scene killed all of the attackers at the Directorate of Agriculture Institute in the northwestern city of Peshawar about two hours into the attack, the military’s press wing said.

The Pakistani Taliban claimed responsibility for the attack, saying in the message from spokesman Mohammad Khorasani that they had targeted a safe house of the military’s Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) agency.

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In December 2014, Taliban attack gunmen killed 134 children at Peshawar’s Army Public School, one of the single deadliest attacks in the country’s history.

In The Pakistani Taliban attack are fighting to topple the government and install a strict interpretation of Islamic law.

The Pakistani Taliban attack – Tehrik-e Taliban Pakistan (TTP) — claimed responsibility for the attack. TTP spokesman Mohammad Khorasani said in a message that they had targeted a safe house of the military’s Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) agency.

At least 16 people were wounded during the gunbattle between the attackers and security forces, including eight students, three army soldiers, a journalist, a policeman, and a security guard.

December 1 is a public holiday in Pakistan’s Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Province, commemorating Islam’s Prophet Muhammad.

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The gunmen arrived at the campus in an auto-rickshaw and disguised in the burqas worn by many women in the region, Peshawar police chief Tahir Khan said.

They shot and wounded a guard before entering the campus, he said.

In December 2014, TTP gunmen killed 134 children at Peshawar’s Army Public School, one of the single deadliest attacks in the country’s history.

The Pakistani Taliban are fighting to topple the government and install a strict interpretation of Islamic law. They are loosely allied with the Afghan Taliban insurgents.