Peshawar: Pro-Taliban militants blew up a
government-run girls’ primary school on the outskirts of the
capital of Pakistan`s restive Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa province
today, though there were no casualties, officials said.
The militants planted powerful bombs near the walls of
the school in Matani-Adezai area and detonated them by remote
Militants have destroyed scores of state-run schools
in the northwestern province and the adjoining tribal areas
over the past three years.
In the troubld southwestern Balochistan province, a
man was killed and three others injured when a landmine went
off today, officials said.
It could not immediately be ascertained who had
planted the landmine in Kohlu area of Balochistan.
Local officials took the injured to a nearby hospital.