School blown up, 3 militants killed in Mohmand
GHALANAI, Jan 14: A government-run school was blown up while three militants were killed and four others wounded in exchange of fire with security forces in Baizai tehsil along with Afghan border in Mohmand tribal region on Friday.
Official sources said that a group of armed militants planted an explosive device inside the building of a primary school for boys in Bhaidag and later detonated it.
As a result, the school building was destroyed. The furniture and record of school also damaged. With the latest incident, the number of destroyed/torched schools has reached 74.
The militants attacked the FC camp Bhaidag with rockets and mortar shells. Some of the rocket and mortar shells landed in the surrounding areas of the camp. However, no casualty was reported. The security forces in retaliatory fire killed three militants and injured four others.