Two schools blown up in FR Lakki
LAKKI MARWAT: Miscreants early on Saturday blew up two primary schools in a remote Paharkhel Pakka village near the Frontier Region, Lakki Marwat.
A local official said miscreants had planted homemade bombs to explode the two buildings. He said the personnel of law-enforcement agencies reached the area soon after the blasts and launched a search operation.
He, however, said no arrests could be made immediately.
Later, the education department officials visited the schools and inspected the damage caused to the buildings. An official of the education department said the blasts destroyed three classrooms in Government Primary School, Nasrullah and two classrooms in Government Primary School, Matiullah.
He said the education department would make alternative arrangements for students so that they could continue with education after summer vacations.
STRONG WINDS AND RAIN: Heavy rain coupled with strong winds on Saturday played havoc in Serai Gambila town and its adjacent villages, damaging public property.
Local residents said dozens of houses and boundary walls razed when torrential rains and strong winds hit Serai Gambila, Baistkhel, Mubarkpur, Kotka Sher Khan and other rural localities of the district.