At least 35 schools set ablaze in Kashmir: Govt

As many as 24 persons, identified for being involved in setting the school buildings afire, have already been arrested.

By: PTI | New Delhi | Published:November 23, 2016 5:48 pm

As many as 35 school buildings were set ablaze and 11 others damaged in Kashmir Valley in the last four months, Rajya Sabha was informed Wednesday.

“35 school buildings were set ablaze and 11 school buildings were damaged in Kashmir Valley since July 8 till November 11, 2016,” Minister of State for Home Hansraj Ahir said in reply to a written question.

As many as 24 persons, identified for being involved in setting the school buildings afire, have already been arrested, he said.