Terror attack at Pakistan varsity, 3000 students inside; 50 injured

, 11:39 AM IST

Peshawar: Terrorists stormed a university in Pakistan’s Khyber Pakhtunkhwa region on Wednesday, a media report said.

Heavy firing was on inside Bacha Khan University in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa’s Charsadda town. Several people heard explosions, Dawn reported.

State-run PTV quoted a police official as saying that three armed men entered the university premises and opened fire. Television reports added that a large contingent of security forces had reached the site.

A woman inside the university told Dawn that intense firing was under way. The woman sought help.