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Girls school’s admin office blown up in Nangarhar

11 Oct 2018 - 13:34
11 Oct 2018 - 13:34

JALALABAD (Pajhwok): The administrative section of a girls school was blown up with bombs overnight in Surkhrod district of eastern Nangarhar province, education offiails said on Thursday.

The Fathhabad school was dynamited by unidentified armed men on Wednesday night, said Nangarhar education department spokesman, Mohammad Asif Shinwari.

He told Pajhwok Afghan News the armed men overpowered and handcuffed the school watchman and placed explosives in the administrative section of the school and then exploded them.

Attendance books of students and other documents such as books and teaching materials were destroyed in the incident, Shinwari added.

He said no one was hurt in the incident and other parts of the school were intact.

Schools, particularly girls schools, have been targeted in similar attacks in the past in Nangarhar.

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