PESHAWAR: At least twenty six people including 18 students were martyred while over 100 were injured when militants attacked an army-run school situated on Warsak Road in Peshawar Tuesday, officials said.

Five or six militants wearing military uniforms entered the Army Public School in the city of Peshawar, a source at the school told.

“There has been an incident of firing at Army Public School in Peshawar. Troops have cordoned off the area and (are) searching for the militants,” a senior military official told.

The militants took students and teachers hostage while exchange of fire between the militants and security forces is underway.

According to sources, 26 people lost their lives in the attack including 18 children while over 100 others were injured out of which 40 are said to be in critical condition. The injured are being treated at the Lady Reading Hospital where emergency has been declared.


UPDATE: More then 188 people have been effected by the attack including 84 children have been martyred.

UPDATE: 126 let alone students have been killed by now that were under the age of 18, now you tell me how many of them were more talented then MALALA? I bet all of them, unfortunately no one will ever know.

UPDATE: 4 out of 10 terrorists have been killed Alhamdolillah, Hope this ends quick with no more causalities. Out of 126 martyr 123 are children.

P.S: If anyone of you are in Peshawar and can manage “O NEGATIVE” blood then kindly please step up.