According to details, the Army Chief immediately left for Peshawar from Quetta, where he had address the passing out parade of Balochistan recruits.
Sources told that upon his arrival, General Raheel Sharif was briefed about the current situation of the ongoing operation at the school.
The Corps Commander Peshawar is heading the rescue operation at the Army Public School, wherein the SSG commandos and military troops are busy clearing the school premises of all the terrorists.
On the other hand, the Commissioner Peshawar has said that the death toll has reached 129. The deceased included a majority of children as well as members of the faculty.