Taliban blow up girls` school in northwest Pak

Last Updated: Saturday, March 5, 2011 - 14:06

Peshawar: Taliban militants blew up a
state-run girls` school in northwest Pakistan on Saturday, though
there were no casualties in the attack.
The militants blew up the girls` primary school at Kalo
Banda Shawa in Swabi district of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa province
with explosives laid around the building, sources said.
The Taliban, who are opposed to the education of girls,
have destroyed hundreds of schools in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa
province and the adjoining tribal belt over the past three
years.

PTI



First Published: Saturday, March 5, 2011 - 14:06

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