Girls’ school blown up in Khyber Agency

JAMRUD: Extremist elements blew up a government girls’ middle school with explosive material in Tehsil Jamrud of Khyber Agency while a man was also killed due to the blast, Geo News reported Monday.

According to security forces, the extremists had fixed explosives inside a government girls’ middle school that caused blast and destroyed the school building completely in Bakharabad area of Jamrud. The watchman of the school got killed in the explosion.

More than 70 educational institutions have been destroyed in Khyber Agency over the past four years.

On the other hand, a man was seriously injured when extremists fired a rocket from unknown location in Wazirdand area. The injured man was shifted to the hospital while the security forces have started investigating the incident.