Death Toll in Peshawar Attack Rises to 148

Death Toll in Peshawar Attack Rises to 148 |

Death Toll in Peshawar Attack Rises to 148  |

PESHAWAR – Three more injured of Peshawar attack scrambled to death in Lady Reading Hospital on Wednesday, Pakistantribe reported.

These martyrs were staff member of Army School Peshawar and after these deaths, death toll raised to 148.The nation is grieved and bereaved over the loss of 148 innocent lives as a result of gross attack on Peshawar’s Army Public School.

All seven militants were also killed in the operation that was carried out by Pakistan Army in the school.. The attack was launched around 10.30 am when a group of at least five insurgents, reportedly in military uniforms and suicide jackets, equipped with heavy weapons, stormed in the school. DG ISPR says 7 soldiers and officers of Pakistan Army got injured during the operation.

After an operation of 5 and half hours DG ISPR declared that the school building had been cleared from all but one block.

Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) later on claimed responsibility of the attack which was one of the deadliest attacks in country’s history. Giving account of the harrowing attack, an eye witness said the terrorists set to fire the vehicle in which they had arrived before they stormed the school building.

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