Blast damages school in Badaber
[Dawn] Unknown attackers blew up a girls' primary school
in Badaber, a suburban area of Beautiful Downtown Peshawar
| In Pakistan, girls' schools are for blowing up. |
...capital of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (formerly known as the North-West Frontier Province), administrative and economic hub for the Federally Administered Tribal Areas of Pakistan. Peshawar is situated near the eastern end of the Khyber Pass, convenient to the Pak-Afghan border. Peshawar has evolved into one of Pakistan's most ethnically and linguistically diverse cities, which means lots of gunfire.
, police said on Saturday.
According to details, attackers had planted explosives near the main gate of the school situated in village Mashoo Khel and later detonated it with a remote control device.
Two rooms of the school were damaged completely and the blast also affected some other sections of the school building.
No loss of life has so far been reported. Police have started a probe into the incident.
Posted by: Fred