Local media report that a powerful explosion was heard incide the school.
According to preliminary information, six militants riding motorcycles drove up to the school and started shootng at the security guards. Than the terrorists forced everyone into the school.
The terrorists are reported to have suicide belts, grenades and automatic rifles. The district is surrounded by security forces.
The Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan terrorist group has taken responsibility for the attack. The outlawed organization is known for being behind the majority of terrorist acts conducted on the territory of Pakistan.