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Pakistan's Bacha Khan University Reopens, Aimed Tight Security

Islamabad: Jan 25; Amid tight security, a prestigious university in north-western Pakistan reopened on Monday, days after it was attacked by the Taliban in which 21 people, mostly students, were killed.

Police said that Bacha Khan University (BKU) was reopened and additional security personnel have been deployed to take care of the university's security.

Classes would start on Monday with special prayers for the victims. Other educational institutions in Charsadda, which closed in the wake of the attack, also reopened.

Several people held a peace march in Charsadda in the memory of the victims and to express the resolve not to be cowed down by the militants.

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