Prominent One Direction member Harry Styles condemned the attack that took place in Bacha Khan University, Charsadda. One Direction is one of this generation’s most popular boy bands to have emerged.
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One of their most prominent band members, Harry Styles, tweeted his love for the victims of Charsadda attack, which claimed the lives of more than 19 people in Pakistan.
So sad to hear more terrible news from Peshawar. Sending love to everyone there. H
— Harry Styles. (@Harry_Styles) January 20, 2016
On Wednesday morning, closely around 09:00 am PST, a group of armed men entered the Bacha Khan University in Charsadda and opened fire on students and officials inside the university. As many as 11 blasts took place inside the university and a police official was also injured.
As army personnel entered the university and killed 4 militants, reports started pouring in the attack had claimed as many as 19 casualties, among them a PhD assistant professor. The responsibility of the attack was claimed by outlawed Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan.