Taliban murders 141 of whom 132 were students at Peshawar school
Taliban terrorists Tuesday slaughtered 132 students and nine teachers or staff members at a military-run school in Peshawar, northwest Pakistan. Hundreds more were injured, many critically; others held hostage at the school. After a nearly nine-hour battle, police officials said all seven gunmen had been killed. Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif monitored the operation and vowed to carry on military operations “until the menace of terrorism is eliminated from Pakistani soil.”
Taliban claimed the horrific outrage was in revenge for Pakistani army operations in North Waziristan and the Khyber Pass, in which their families died.
Many of the 500 students aged 13, 14, and 15, at the Peshawar school were children of army personnel. The massacre, one of the worst in Pakistani’s record of terror attacks, struck at the heart of Pakistan’s military establishment and will have major repercussions…