Militants blow up school in Khyber

Published January 24, 2011

No loss of life was reported in the incident. — Photo by Reuters

LANDI KOTAL: Unidentified militants blew up a government girls’ primary school in Khyber tribal region’s Landi Kotal on Monday.

No loss of life was reported in the incident.

Officials said militants planted an IED by the outer wall of the school in Landi Kotal’s Khogakhel village and blew it up with a remote control device at 2:30 am.

The building was badly damaged. It may be recalled that eight schools were destroyed by militants during the past one year in Landi Kotal.

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