Despite the false and unconfirmed reports going around earlier the exact number of kidnapped students and staff is turned out to be 80. Pakistan army have recovered 79 of them, leaving one of them behind with Taliban.
This operation was done in Guryum area, which was about 20 KM away from that college students of which were kidnapped. Ramzak where college is situated, as this area comes in those areas where Taliban have still good control, so they had easily kidnapped students and staff.
Army had planned a special operation to recover the kidnapped people, for this they face strong resistance but finally they successfully recovered those who were kidnapped.