PESHAWAR: Three boys schools were blown up by militants on Tuesday. According to police, terrorists placed two bombs weighing seven kilogrammes each inside Boys Government Primary School in Mera Balarzai, which completely destroyed the building. This incident was the fifth of its kind in the jurisdiction area of the Badabher police station in the past six months. In the other incident, two boys primary schools in Khazina Chinari, tehsil Safi of Mohmand also became targets of violence. This increased the number of destroyed schools in Mohmand to over 100 while the number of schools blown up in Safi crossed 50. However, an official of the Mohmand Education Department, Dast Ali, denied the news of the school blown up in Safi.
Published in The Express Tribune, August 2nd, 2012.
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