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Pakistani police officers and rescue worker survey the damaged portion of a school caused by a bomb blast. - File Photo.
Pakistani police officers and rescue worker survey the damaged portion of a school caused by a bomb blast. - File Photo.

SWABI: Another public sector educational institution was blown up by suspected militants here on Friday, police said. The incident took place in the jurisdiction of Kalu Khan police station.

The target was the government girls’ primary school Shewa, located in a congested area. About 200 students are enrolled in the institution.

Two improvised devices had been planted in the veranda of the school which went off one after the other during night.

Two classrooms of the school building developed cracks and were rendered useless. The watchman of the institution survived the attack.

He immediately informed the police and the mobile vehicle of the Kalu Khan police station reached there immediately. Police cordoned off the area and searched the institution for any unexploded material.

Students stayed at home on Friday. When contacted, an official said that the students might be shifted to a nearby public sector school.

An FIR has been registered against unidentified militants.

It is worth mentioning here that the number of destroyed schools reached 22 with the latest incident.

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Sahir Sep 08, 2012 01:04pm
Atta Khan Sep 08, 2012 05:36am
This is barbaric and pre-Islamic rituals. These militants should be searched and put behind bars for 30 yrs without bails. It is uinhuman and unIslamic and unacceptable.
ash mirza Sep 08, 2012 05:59am
Those terrorist need education, they should realize that, God has given equal rights to male ane female, Girls also have right to study..regardless of relegion.... Oh my GOD........I am please to know that all student was at home. no student got killed....... Ash Mirza (USA)
Ayla Sep 08, 2012 05:23am
when a state cant even protect its schools & children ....should it be called a state at all , Players who are running the STATE OF AFFAIRS have no business to be these roles !