Published On: Tue, Jan 7th, 2014
Published in Category: Crime / District News

Suicide bomber targets school in Hangu, one student killed

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HANGU: A school child was killed as a suicide bomber exploded himself with a blast in front of a primary school in Hangu on Monday, officials said. Hangu is district of Khyber Pakhtonkhaw which borders with tribal agency.

Sources said that the suicide attacker blasted himself in front of the gate of the government school killing one student here.

Police said that the suicide bomber arriving by a passenger coach at the Ibrahim Zai government school blasted himself in front of the gate of the school, killing one student of class 1X standing outside the school.

After the incident rescue teams rushed towards the site. Police cordoning off the area have suspended all sorts of traffic on the G. T Road. Banned terror outfit Lashkar-e-Jhangvi claimed the responsibility of Monday suicide blast.
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