Unidentified Gunmen Fire At Girls' School In Pakistan

29/10/2015 3:12 PM IST | Updated 15/07/2016 8:25 AM IST
A Pakistani girl writes a message for students killed in a Dec. 16 Taliban attack on a military-run school, in Peshawar, Pakistan, Wednesday, Dec. 24, 2014. The school massacre last Tuesday horrified Pakistanis across the country. The militants, wearing suicide vests, climbed over the fence into a military-run school, burst into an auditorium filled with students and opened fire. The bloodshed went on for several hours until security forces finally were able to kill the attackers. (AP Photo/Muhammad Sajjad)

KARACHI -- Unidentified gunmen on Thursday opened fire at a girls' school in the Shabqadar area of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa's Charsadda district.

District Police Officer Charsadda Shafiullah Khan stated that attackers have escaped from the school after retaliatory firing by area residents.

No loss of life or property has been reported yet.

Last year, Tehrik-i-Taliban (TTP), a terrorist outfit, attacked Army Public School in the northwestern Pakistani city of Peshawar and killed over 140 people mostly children.

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