A private school was damaged when militants detonated explosives planted close to its boundary wall in the Shaeedabad area in Shabqadar on Wednesday.
“The boundary wall and a classroom of Doaba School System was partially damaged and the windowpanes were smashed due to the blast,” SHO Zaman, told The Express Tribune. “The anti-literacy militants had used a low intensity bomb that went off at night when the area was deserted,” he said.
Aftab Ahmad, owner of the school said that he was offering prayers in the mosque when he heard the blast and his neighbours told him that his school had been blown up. He registered an FIR against unidentified militants.
Published in The Express Tribune, August 16th, 2012.