Girls’ school damaged in explosion in KP’s Tank

10:14 PM | 22 Sep, 2021
Girls’ school damaged in explosion in KP’s Tank

PESHAWAR – A building of a school for girls was damaged due to an explosion in the Tank district of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa on Wednesday.

Police said that explosive material had been planted near the boundary wall of the under-construction school. The blast destroyed a classroom and the boundary wall.

Fortunately, no causalities were reported in the incident.

A heavy contingent of police had surrounded the area and launched a search operation to trace the persons involved in the explosion.

According to bomb disposal squad officials five to seven kilograms of explosive material were used in the explosion.

Earlier this year, unknown men had hurled a grenade inside a school for Afghan children in Peshawar's Tajabad area.