Gunmen attack agriculture college in NW Pakistan: police

Reuters News
Posted: Dec 01, 2017 12:11 AM

PESHAWAR, Pakistan (Reuters) - Unidentified armed men stormed the campus of an agriculture university in Pakistan on Friday, wounding at least five people, police said.

The attackers were exchanging fire with security forces at the Directorate of Agriculture Institute of Peshawar, said Tahir Khan, chief of police in the northwestern city.

"Police and army commandos have cordoned off the campus," Khan said. "A blast was also just heard from the campus."

(Writing by Kay Johnson)