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More Than 130 Dead In Pakistan School Attack

Islamist militants have killed more than 130 people at a military-run school in Peshawar, most of them children, in a devastating assault Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif called a "national tragedy unleashed by savages." The Pakistani Taliban claimed responsibility for the December 16 attack, one of the deadliest carried out militants in Pakistan.

Pakistani security forces drive on a road leading to the Army Public School that came under attack by Taliban gunmen in Peshawar.
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Pakistani security forces drive on a road leading to the Army Public School that came under attack by Taliban gunmen in Peshawar.

A Pakistani Army helicopter flies over the school.
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A Pakistani Army helicopter flies over the school.

A Pakistani soldier takes up a position above a road near the military school.
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A Pakistani soldier takes up a position above a road near the military school.

Ambulances drive away from the military school.
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Ambulances drive away from the military school.

A schoolboy who was injured in the Taliban attack receives medical treatment at a hospital in Peshawar.
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A schoolboy who was injured in the Taliban attack receives medical treatment at a hospital in Peshawar.

A soldier escorts schoolchildren after they were rescued from the Army Public School.
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A soldier escorts schoolchildren after they were rescued from the Army Public School.

A schoolboy who was injured in the Taliban attack receives medical treatment.
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A schoolboy who was injured in the Taliban attack receives medical treatment.

An injured student receives medical treatment.
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An injured student receives medical treatment.

Relatives and rescue workers stand beside the bodies of schoolchildren who were killed in the Taliban attack.
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Relatives and rescue workers stand beside the bodies of schoolchildren who were killed in the Taliban attack.

Schoolchildren cross a road as they move away from the military school.
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Schoolchildren cross a road as they move away from the military school.

A man talks on a phone while comforting a student outside the military school.
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A man talks on a phone while comforting a student outside the military school.

A child receives medical treatment.
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A child receives medical treatment.

As the death toll from the attack rose, coffins were seen being loaded into vehicles in front of the hospital.
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As the death toll from the attack rose, coffins were seen being loaded into vehicles in front of the hospital.

Pakistani soldiers transport rescued schoolchildren from the site of the attack.
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Pakistani soldiers transport rescued schoolchildren from the site of the attack.

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