Militants bombing on girl schools, warns locals not to send their grown-up girls to educational institutes

The militants during the intervening night of Wednesday and Thursday have attacked the two girl schools situated in the Hasokhel area, with bomb explosions and warned the locals to stop sending their grown-up girls to schools, The Dawn reported.

Media reports said that the boundary wall of one of the school for girls, was blown up on Wednesday night and another school was bombed in the same tehsil on Monday night.

Both the schools have damaged partially during the bombing by a militant group called as Ittehadul Mujahideen North Waziristan.

“Besides bombing the girl schools and warning the locals, the militants have been perpotedly distributing the phamplets asking people not to send their girls to educational institutes,” reports said.

“The tribal elders supporting the the authorituies and few middle schools in differenty tribal areas have also received the copies of phamplets, which asked them not to support the government policy of sending girls to schools,” media reports said.

Meanwhile, this act of militants has put a question mark over the government’s claims that the area has been cleared of militants.

Same incidents were reported in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Fata before the launch of military operation Zarb-i-Azb in North Waziristan Agency in June 2014.

About 1,500 schools have been destroyed in the tribal belt during the last 10 years.

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