Pakistani army soldiers take part in a search operation at Bacha Khan University following an attack by militants in Charsadda, northwest Pakistan, Jan. 20, 2016.
Pakistani army soldiers take part in a search operation at Bacha Khan University following an attack by militants in Charsadda, northwest Pakistan, Jan. 20, 2016.A. Majeed—AFP/Getty Images
Pakistani army soldiers take part in a search operation at Bacha Khan University following an attack by militants in Charsadda, northwest Pakistan, Jan. 20, 2016.
Soldiers holds their caps as a helicopter flies past during an operation, after a militant attack at Bacha Khan University in Charsadda, Pakistan, Jan. 20, 2016.
Rescuers move an injured victim outside Bacha Khan University following an attack by gunmen in Charsadda, northwest Pakistan, Jan. 20.
Rescuers move an injured man at a hospital following an attack by gunmen at Bacha Khan university in Charsadda, in northwest Pakistan, Jan. 20, 2016.
Security officials, rescue workers and relatives gather outside the hospital after gunmen attacked Bacha Khan University, in Charsadda, northwest Pakistan, Jan. 20, 2016.
Bodies of several victims from the attack on Bacha Khan University lay in coffins at a hospital in Charsadda, Pakistan, Jan. 20, 2016.
A man cries as he helps to carry the body of a victim of the attack on Bacha Khan University from a hospital in Charsadda, Pakistan, Jan. 20, 2016.
People carry a coffin of a victim killed in the Bacha Khan University attack from a local hospital in Charsadda, Pakistan, Jan. 20, 2016.
Pakistani army soldiers take part in a search operation at Bacha Khan University following an attack by militants in Cha
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Aftermath of the Bacha Khan University Attack in Pakistan

Jan 20, 2016

Authorities said Wednesday that at least four militants carried out a deadly assault on Bacha Khan University in northwest Pakistan. The reported death toll from the violence, claimed in a statement by the Pakistani Taliban, fluctuated between 19 and 30, according to the Associated Press. The attack in Charsadda recalled the Taliban siege on a school in nearby Peshawar in December 2014, in which more than 150 people—many of them children—were killed.

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