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COAS Raheel Sharif arrives Bacha Khan University

CHARSADDA: Pakistani Chief of Army Staff General Raheel Sharif has arrived Bacha Khan University saddar campus at Charsadda, reported.

raheel Sharif will be briefed about the rescue operation carried out by the Pakistan Army.

Earlier, Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) has confirmed that 4 terrorists have been killed in an ongoing operation against militants who attacked Bacha Khan University earlier this morning in Charsadda.

President Mamnoon Hussain and Prime  Minister Mian Mohammad Nawaz Sharif also had strongly condemned the terrorists attack at Bacha Khan University Saddar Campus in Charsadda.

Almost at 9: 30 am today, a group of terrorist attacked Bacha Khan University Saddar campus in Charsada.

Law enforcement agencies and rescue teams had rushed to the university campus, while eye witnesses said that gunfire can be heard from university premises. Four major blasts were also heard from inside.

The university campus and hostels were being evacuated and people from surrounding areas have been instructed to avoid coming closer to the university.

At least twenty five people, one of which was identified as a chemistry professor, has been martyred in the attack. Other dead were supposed to be university students and security guards.

According to Indian Newspaper Hindustan times, The Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan, which had massacred 134 school children at a school in Peshawar in December, 2014, claimed responsibility for the attack at the Bacha Khan University in Charsadda.