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In pics: Taliban militants massacre children in Pakistan school

world Updated: Dec 17, 2014 03:23 IST
Peshawar school attack

Taliban militants attacked an army-run school in restive northwest Pakistan on Tuesday. Various reports have claimed the death of over 132 children. Images of terrified children and wailing parents followed.

Schoolchildren cross a road as they moved away from the Army Pulblic School in Peshawar, Pakistan, after five or six gunmen entered and started firing inside. (Reuters Photo)

Ambulances were rushed in to evacuate the injured from site of the attack. (Reuters Photo)

Pakistani security forces started engaging the attackers inside the school, here a soldier takes up a position above a road near the military run school. (Reuters Photo)

A hospital security guard helps a student injured in the shootout. Reports suggest over 100 people including 84 children have been killed. (AP Photo)

A man talks on a phone, with his arm around a student. A boy dressed in a school uniform told the reporters outside the school that he saw his friends lying on the ground. (Reuters Photo)

A soldier escorts schoolchildren after they were rescued. Another student told reporters his teachers rushed him and his friends out of the school after hearing gunshots. (Reuters Photo)

Pakistani security forces takes up positions on a road leading to the Army Public School. The attack comes as the Pakistani military wages a major offensive against Taliban and other militants in the tribal area of North Waziristan. (Reuters Photo)

Hospital staff transport a student injured in the shootout. Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan which claimed responsibility for the attack said the gunmen had been ordered to shoot older students at the school. (AP Photo)

Pakistani security forces drive on a road leading to the Army Public School, the militants reportedly entered through a graveyard which is adjacent to the school. (Reuters Photo)