Militants blow up Pakistan school

Nov. 21, 2010 at 8:29 AM

PESHAWAR, Pakistan, Nov. 21 (UPI) -- Extremists have destroyed a girls' school in Landi Kotal tehsil along the Khyber Pass in northern Pakistan, officials said Sunday.

Geo News reported the school was unoccupied at the time of the blast, which resonated through the area.

Taliban militants have destroyed hundreds of girls' schools in Pakistan, claiming it is against Islamic law to educate females.

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