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Taliban planner of Pakistani school attack killed

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JAMRUD, Pakistan (NBC)– Pakistani security forces killed a commander who helped plan last week’s school attack in Peshawar, a government spokesman said Friday.

The commander was only identified as “Saddam.”

He was killed in a gun fight about five miles from the school attack that left  132 children dead.

A total of 145 people, including three soldiers, were killed during the Dec. 16 massacre at the military-run school — the deadliest terrorist assault by Pakistani militants since 2007.

Here is a look at just how bad the siege was:

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