Peshawar attack aftermath: Devastation inside school reveals shocking tales

Updated on Dec 17, 2014 06:16 PM IST
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The full devastation of a Taliban attack on a Pakistani school that left 142 people, mostly children, dead was revealed on Wednesday.Walls inside the Peshawar school were pockmarked with bullet holes while the floors were streaked with blood. Torn notebooks, pieces of clothing and children's shoes were scattered about. After the attackers entered the school, they made their way into the main auditorium where many students had gathered for an event, military spokesman Major General Asim Bajwa told reporters during a media tour of the school. The militants then made their way to the auditorium's stage and started shooting at random. As students tried to flee for the doors, they were gunned down. Overnight, the body of the school principal, Tahira Qazi, was also found among the debris from the rampage.

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