Mingora: Militants raze second Swat girls’ school
MINGORA: A group of unidentified militants on Tuesday night set fire to the Sherpalam Primary Girls’ School in Swat’s Matta tehsil, police officials told Daily Times on Wednesday. A Matta Police official told Daily Times that the school, consisting of four classrooms and a veranda, was completely razed.
This was the second girls’ school in the troubled Swat district reduced to ashes by masked militants in four days. Militants set fire to the Charbagh Girls’ High School three days ago. Meanwhile, police defused a 10kg improvised bomb near the Kanju Police ground and found a suicide jacket.