Gunmen attack Pakistan girls’ school
Students sit near an image of Pakistan's national flag during class at the Musa Neka Public School in Wana, the main town in Pakistan's South Waziristan tribal region bordering Afghanistan November 28, 2012. In a Pakistan army base high in the mountains on the Afghan frontier, a general explains a strategy for fighting the Taliban he calls simply "WHAM" - winning hearts and minds. According to the army narrative, the campaign includes winning over the region's ethnic Pashtun tribes through dialogue, creating commercial opportunities and providing education in new schools and colleges. To match Feature PAKISTAN-MILITARY/ Picture taken on November 28, 2012. REUTERS/Faisal Mahmood (PAKISTAN - Tags: POLITICS CIVIL UNREST EDUCATION MILITARY TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY) - RTR3DAJC
Karachi: Unidentified gunmen on Thursday opened fire at a girls’ school in the Shabqadar area of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa’s Charsadda district.
District Police Officer Charsadda Shafiullah Khan stated that attackers have escaped from the school after retaliatory firing by area residents.
No loss of life or property has been reported yet.
Last year, Tehrik-i-Taliban (TTP), a terrorist outfit, attacked Army Public School in the northwestern Pakistani city of Peshawar and killed over 140 people mostly children.(ANI)