Taliban to convert two girls schools into madarassas in Bajaur Agency

July 9th, 2008 - 1:26 pm ICT by ANI  

Khar ( Pakistan ), July 9 (ANI): Extremists belonging to the Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) have reportedly taken over two girls primary schools in the Bajaur Agency, and announced to convert them into madarassas.

The two schools - Government Girls Primary School Manugi and Government Girls Primary School Azghar Charmang - fall in Charmang area of Nawagai tehsil of the Agency, reported the Daily Times.

Separately, a bomb detonated in a residential area of the Bajaur Agency headquarters, partially damaging a house. There were no reports of any casualties.

Political agent Shafeerullah Khan said it was not a missile attack.

In a yet another incident, the TTP also returned 11 rifles and two vehicles to a jirga that they had snatched from Bajaur Scouts personnel two months ago in Salarzai. (ANI)

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