Students in a classroom. — AP Photo/File

LANDI KOTAL, Jan 1: Two girl students of a seminary were killed and five others injured when a mortar shell landed outside the institution in the Akkakhel area of Bara on Tuesday, sources said.

The mortar shell fired from an unknown direction fell outside the seminary in Gud Malang locality when the students were leaving the place after attending their classes.

The victims were identified as six-year-old daughter of Said Muhammad and seven-year-old daughter of Aziz Khan Zakhakhel.

Five other girls injured in the incident were identified as daughters of Zar Malik, Manduz Zakhakhel and Zakir Khan. They were taken to a hospital in Peshawar and their condition was reported critical.

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Jan 02, 2013 04:28am
More Malalas. I wish they too were treated and highlighted in the media as Malala was.
Jan 02, 2013 05:17am
Please treat the injured girls like Malala and send them abroad for proper treatment and education.
Jan 02, 2013 05:28am
why there is no hue and cry for them as did in Malala case?
Jan 02, 2013 05:32am
people said the comments from an old leader was correct that it was the war of afghanistan and now it is landed in pakistan,,actually they dont see that it is the war against the unity of muslims
Jan 02, 2013 06:47am
I wish this was only an accident. My heart goes out for the victim families. May God help us!