Pakistan attack: ‘Heavy gunfire’ heard at Peshawar training centre


Pakistan attack: 'Heavy gunfire' heard at Peshawar training centre

Several people are reported to be injured as gunmen stormed a training institute in the Pakistani city of Peshawar.

At least two gunman entered the Peshawar Agriculture Training Institute early Friday morning.

A heavy police presence has arrived in the area and the incident is still ongoing, media reports say.

No group has said they carried out the attack. The college is thought to have been closed for Eid celebrations.

There were reports of a blast heard from inside the campus.

The city of Peshawar, close to the Afghan border, has seen some of the worst of the violence during the Taliban insurgency in recent years.

This breaking news story is being updated and more details will be published shortly. Please refresh the page for the fullest version.

You can receive Breaking News on a smartphone or tablet via the BBC News App. You can also follow @BBCBreaking on Twitter to get the latest alerts.

Source –

Leave a Comment