PESHAWAR: Unidentified militants blew up a government girls' primary school in Bara, Kyhber Agency late on Sunday night with the use of explosive devices.
Officials confirmed on Monday that the government girls' primary school in the Hakim Khan Keley village in the Akakhel area of Bara was razed to the ground. Militants planted explosive materials in various portions of the school and detonated the explosives with the help of a remote control. All rooms and boundary walls of the school were destroyed.
Further, an official confirmed that resident of the village have abandoned their homes and have become Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs).
So far no group has claimed responsibility for the attack, but officials believe a banned militant group is involved in this latest act of terror.
The government recently launched Operation Khyber-I against militants – especially those affiliated with the banned group Laskhar-e- Islam headed my Mangal Bagh.
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