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Taliban Gunmen Lay Siege to School in Pakistan
Taliban gunmen stormed a military-run school in the northwestern Pakistani city of Peshawar on Tuesday, killing and wounding scores, officials said, in the highest-profile militant attack to hit the troubled region in months.
Parents escort their children outside a school attacked by the Taliban in Peshawar, Pakistan, on Dec. 16, 2014. Taliban gunmen stormed a military-run school in the northwestern Pakistani city of Peshawar on Tuesday, killing and wounding scores, officials said, in the highest-profile militant attack to hit the troubled region in months.
Volunteers carry a student injured in the shootout at a school under attack by Taliban gunmen at a local hospital in Peshawar.
Pakistani security forces drive on a road leading to the Army Public School.
A woman weeps as she waits at a hospital where victims of the attack were being treated in Peshawar.
School children who were rescued by the security forces are ushered away from the scene.
Soldiers move bodies of victims who were killed when Taliban gunmen attacked the Army Public School.
Men carry an injured student to a hospital.
A man and a woman rush to a hospital treating victims of the attack.
Pakistani school boys arrive to donate blood for victims of the attack.
The uncle and cousin of injured student Mohammad Baqair, center, comfort him as he mourns the death of his mother who was a teacher at the school.
Rescue workers and family members carry the coffin of a student who was killed during the attack.
Pakistani journalists and others hold a candlelight vigil in Islamabad, Pakistan, for the victims of the attack.