PESHAWAR: Militants blew up two primary schools in separate incidents in the Charsadda district of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa on Tuesday. The buildings were completely destroyed and no casualties were reported, police said.
The first incident took place in the Matta Mughal Khel area, which is located close to the Mohmand tribal region. A government-run girls primary school was destroyed after a bomb placed outside the building in a tin detonated, police said.
The second school was blown up in Bareesa Ghundai, where militants placed a time bomb outside a boys primary school. Only one room remained intact after the blast.
Both areas are located close to Mohmand. Government-run basic health units, schools and security officials have been targeted in the area previously.
Charsadda distrcit is the native town of Awami National Party (ANP) chief Asfandyar Wali Khan.
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