School blown up in Orakzai

Published Sep 10, 2012 03:38am

KALAYA, Sept 9: Militants blew up a government primary school for girls in lower Orakzai Agency on Sunday, officials said.

They said that explosives were planted at the school, located near Khail Maat Shah village in Storikhel area, that exploded before dawn. The school building was destroyed completely in the blast, they added.

Militants have destroyed 93 schools for boys and girls in the troubled tribal region so far. Officials said that around 10,000 students were affected owing to destruction of schools in the area. —Correspondent

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