Militants blow up 32nd school in Pakistan’s Mohmand tribal region
hussain | February 26, 2010 at 10:23 amby
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Militans blew up another government school in Pakistan's troubled Bajaur tribal district on Friday. With this, the number of schools so far destroyed by militants in the Mohmand Agency reached 32.
PESHAWAR: The militants blew up another government school in Safi tehsil of Pakistan’s Mohmand tribal district early Friday, tribal sources said.According to the sources, a group of militants placed explosive devices at various points in the building of Government Primary School in Qalagai area and then triggered the explosion.A day earlier, militants had blown up the building of Government Primary School in lower part of Chamarkand in the Safi area. The militants have so far destroyed a total of 32 government schools.Meanwhile, the political administration freed 74 tribesmen after a jirga (tribal council) of elders of Musakhel tribe assured cooperation and support to the political administration and security forces. The security forces and political administration had arrested the tribesmen under the collective responsibility clause of the Frontier Crimes Regulation.
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