South Asia

Pak school targeted in suicide bombing, teenager killed

A teenager who tried to stop a suicide bomber from entering his school in Hangu district of Pakistan was killed and two were injured in the latest attack on an educational institution.

The Dawn reported that the bombing took place in the Shia-dominated area of Ibrahimzai.

The suicide bomber blew himself up near the main entrance to a government boys’ school, killing the 14- year-old.

Not for the first time, a government girls' school in Bannu in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa was partially damaged by bombs in another incident. No casualties were reported.


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