Karachi: Students at a girls` college in Rawalpindi have evacuated the building after a terror scare due to firing near the institute.
According to The Dawn, shots were heard as police exchanged fire with car thieves, Regional Police Officer Fakhar Sultan said.
Army personnel, Elite Forces commandos, members of the Bomb Disposal Squad reached the school to secure the area and the building was cleared.
Parents rushed to the school to collect their children after the firing.
Schools in the area have been closed for the day and are on alert after the incident.