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9 held for Pakistan University terror attack

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Published Dec 3, 2017, 1:50 am IST
Updated Dec 3, 2017, 1:50 am IST
The arrests were made after police and security forces carried out raids in Badhber, Telaband and other areas.
Three burqa-clad Taliban militants stormed the institute and opened indiscriminate fire, killing at least 12 people, half of them students, before being shot dead by security forces yesterday.
 Three burqa-clad Taliban militants stormed the institute and opened indiscriminate fire, killing at least 12 people, half of them students, before being shot dead by security forces yesterday.

Nine persons were arrested on Saturday in Pakistan in connection with the Taliban attack on a Peshawar agriculture training institute in which at least 12 people, including students, were killed and 35 others injured.

Three burqa-clad Taliban militants stormed the institute and opened indiscriminate fire, killing at least 12 people, half of them students, before being shot dead by security forces yesterday. The arrests were made after police and security forces carried out raids in Badhber, Telaband and other areas.

 

“Nine suspects were nabbed and were being probed for their role in the attack,” a senior police officer said. A huge cache of weapons was also recovered, he said. Army said that the attack was planned and handled from Afghanistan where TTP militants are hiding.

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