Lahore : Pakhtunkhwa IG Salah ud Din Khan Mehsud said fortunately not many students were present due to the long weekend, adding that police APCs evacuated around a dozen students from the hostel.
Addressing the media after the terrorist attack , IG KP said that a total of three terrorists were killed in the operation, while the identity of a fourth suspected attacker is being ascertained.
He said 20 hand grenades and three suicide jackets were recovered from the deceased terrorists.
Mehsud said that the deceased include six students and the chowkidar of the premises, among other unidentified persons.
Praising the performance of the law enforcement agencies, the IG said police had reached the site in three to four minutes after the incident occurred.
Answering a question, Mehsud said investigations into the identity and origin of attackers are under way.