Taliban bombs 4 schools in Pakistan

The Taliban have destroyed over 100 schools in Mohmand Agency,one of the seven semi-autonomous tribal districts.

Written by PTI | Islamabad | Published:February 28, 2013 1:06 pm

Taliban fighters today bombed four schools in the restive Mohmand tribal region of Pakistan,the latest in a series of attacks that has destroyed hundreds of state-run educational institutions.

No one was injured in the blasts that destroyed the schools at about 2:30 am,officials said.

The Taliban have destroyed over 100 schools in Mohmand Agency,one of the seven semi-autonomous tribal districts.

The Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan is opposed to co-education and the curriculum of state-run schools,which it has described as “un-Islamic”.

The militants have destroyed hundreds of schools,mostly for girls,in northwest Pakistan over the past five years.

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