A student cries on a man’s shoulder, after he was rescued from the Army Public School that in under attack by Taliban gunmen in Peshawar, December 16, 2014. Taliban gunmen in Pakistan took hundreds of students and teachers hostage on Tuesday in a school in the northwestern city of Peshawar, military officials said.

A man carries a student, who was injured during an attack by Taliban gunmen on the Army Public School, after he received treatment.

A man talks on a phone, with his arm around a student, the school.

A Pakistani soldier takes up a position above a road near a military run school that is under attack by Taliban gunmen in Peshawar, December 16, 2014. Taliban gunmen in Pakistan took hundreds of students and teachers hostage on Tuesday in a school in the northwestern city of Peshawar, military officials said.

A rescue worker waves to make way for an ambulance.

A soldier escorts schoolchildren after they were rescued from from the Army Public School.

A soldier gestures on a road leading to the Army Public School that is under attack by Taliban gunmen in Peshawar.

An armoured carrier moves past a soldier near the Army Public School, that in under attack by Taliban gunmen in Peshawar, December 16, 2014.

An army helicopter flies over the Army Public School that in under attack by Taliban gunmen in Peshawar.

Army personnel shifting the school children on motorbike fallowing the TTP attack on Army Public School situated on Warsak Road

Pakistani security forces takes up a positions on a road leading to the Army Public School.

Relatives of a student, who was injured during an attack by Taliban gunmen on the Army Public School, comfort each other outsid

Rescue workers and family members carry the coffin of a student, who killed during an attack by Taliban gunmen on the Army Public School.

Schoolchildren cross a road as they move away from a military run school that is under attack by Taliban gunmen in Peshawar.

Volunteers carry a student injured in the shootout. The army said most of the school’s 500 students were evacuated, but it remained unclear how many hostages were being held.

The media interview a man, who was rescued from the Army Public School.

While armed troops surrounded the site, gunfire and explosions were reportedly heard from the school.

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