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Schoolteacher Killed In Pakistan Grenade Attack


A Security official stands guard as school girls attend their school in open air following the school building destruction by suspected militants, in Tirah valley, in Khyber tribal district. (file photo)

A female teacher has been killed and two girls injured in an attack on a school in a volatile northwestern Pakistani tribal region.

Police said unidentified attackers lobbed two hand-grenades at the school located in Charsadda district of Pakistan's Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa Province on October 1.

The attackers escaped.

No one claimed responsibility for the attack.

Some reports said the school received threatening letters a month ago which demanded the administration direct students to wear traditional loose trousers and long shirts, an outfit known as shalwar kameez.

With reporting by dawn.com

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