PESHAWAR: Three primary schools were blown up on Thursday in the Mohmand Agency and Shabqadar areas of the Charsadda district.

Police said militants had blown up a girls primary school in the Saro Kalley area in Charsadda.

The militants had planted explosives at the school and blew it up in the wee hours of Thursday.

In the bordering Mohmand Agency two schools were also blown up in the Drwazgai area.

One was a girls primary school while the other one was for boys.

The political administration officials said that both the schools were built on the land of a retired Khasadar Force major Raees khan.

No loss of life was reported in the assault on the schools last night.

Station house officer of Saro police station Kausar Khan told that the school building was damaged as a result of the blast.

He said that a basic health unit was also destroyed in the same area, its five rooms and boundary wall were completely destroyed.

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