Pakistan military says militants made no demands, started killing

By REUTERS
December 16, 2014 18:32

 
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ISLAMABAD - Taliban gunmen who attacked a school in northwestern Pakistan on Tuesday made no demands and started killing children as soon as they entered the building, a military spokesman said.

"They didn't take any hostages initially and started firing in the hall," said Major General Asim Bajwa. But the militants had brought rations for several days, he said, implying that they may have intended to take students hostage.

At least 132 children were killed in the attack along with nine staff members, he said.

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