Pakistan: Quetta police academy attacked, 200 cadets rescued

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October 25, 2016
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"A Pakistani police training academy in Quetta was attacked Monday and an unknown number of cadets were taken hostage, according to officials. About 500 cadets live in a hostel at the academy. Five or six 'terrorists entered the training school and (went) straight to the hostel where they took cadets hostage,' the Pakistani army said in a statement. It was unclear how many students were being held. 'The military has been deployed to the location,' the army said. Two hundred cadets were rescued Monday night, according to Sarfaraz Bugti, home minister of Balochistan province." (10/24/16)  

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