Several gunmen attacked the police academy in Quetta, Pakistan, killing at least 41 trainees and injuring 106. During the attack, there were approximately 700 trainees on the campus. The gunmen focused the attack on the hostel that housed the sleeping trainees. The majority of the trainees were killed by two explosive devices. So far three attackers have been confirmed dead: Two attackers were killed after detonating explosive devices and another attacker was killed by Afghan security forces.

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According to Fox News, local Taliban claimed responsibility for the attack and stated that multiple gunmen returned to their “hideout” after the attack. Police and judges have been targeted by Taliban in Quetta in the past.

The Pakistani Taliban claimed responsibility for that attack. The group’s spokesman, Muhammad Khurasani, said in a statement that the shooters returned to their hideout after the attack.- Fox News

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