Govt School blasted, 5kg bomb recovered

CHARSADDAD (INP): Militants blasted a government High Boys High school with explosives here on Friday. Bomb Disposal Unit (BDU) foiled a terror bid by defusing a bomb near the scene of explosion.

Police said that unknown miscreants had planted explosive material in government run boys high school located in Atokey Sheikhano area of tehsil Shabqar in Charsadda which exploded with big bang.

As a result of blast a major portion of the school building was destroyed but no casualty was reported as the building was vacant at the time of explosion and also situated away from the residential area.

Meanwhile the BDU personnel recovered and defused a remote controlled bomb weighing five kilogram near the scene of the blast preventing a major terror bid. The BDU claimed that bomb was planted to target the police which was to be informed and it would have been exploded as the police official reach the scene but timely action foiled the terror attempt.

Police have registered a case against unknown miscreants and investigation was in progress.

 

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