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Militants blow up school

KHAR: Militants dynamited a government-run girls’ primary school in Nawagai subdivision while the political administration arrested 26 tribesmen during a crackdown, tribal and official sources said on Wednesday.

The sources said that a group of militants entered the Government Girls Primary School, Malkana in the remote boundary area between Bajaur and Mohmand tribal agencies and planted explosive devices at separate points in the building.

The militants later came out of the school and triggered explosions with a remote control. As a result, the structure of the school was completely destroyed. Soon after the incident, the administration carried out search operation and apprehended 26 tribesmen under the collective responsibility section of Frontier Crimes Regulation (FCR). Meanwhile, the security forces dynamited the house of a militant commander during search operation in Mamond tehsil.
Source: The News
Date:3/18/2010