Two blasts kill 3 people in NW Pakistan

18:24, July 23, 2010      

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At least three people were killed in twin remote-controlled bomb blasts Friday in Tehsil Mamond area of Bajaur tribal agency, northwest Pakistan, local media reported.

The victims include a local Peace Committee member Sardar Ali in the tribal area bordering Afghanistan.

Earlier on July 6, Taliban militants destroyed two primary schools in district Khar of Bajaur Agency. Militants have so far destroyed 88 schools by detonating explosives in Bajaur tribal areas bordering Afghanistan.

Militants not only banned girls education but also consistently destroyed boys schools in the areas of their influence in the insurgency-plagued northwest tribal belt of Pakistan.

Source: Xinhua

(Editor:王千原雪)

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