Militants blow up girls school in NW Pakistan

15:24, March 14, 2011      

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Some unidentified militants blew up a school with explosives in northwestern tribal area of Pakistan, local media reported.

According to Urdu TV channel SAMAA, a primary girls school was blown up in Khyber Agency, one of the seven semi-autonomous agencies of Pakistan.

The school building was reportedly razed to the ground after the explosions. No casualty was reported as the building was empty at the time of explosions.

This is not the first time the militants targeted school in Khyber agency, a total of 41 schools have been destroyed by the miscreants in the area so far, according to reports.

Repeated attacks on schools in the area have put the academic future of students at stake where thousands of students have been deprived of the education.

Source: Xinhua

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