Pajhwok Services

SMS News Service

Photo Service

Election Coverage

Special Mining Page

Afghan Peace Process Special Page

Addvertise With Pajhwok

Daily Newsletter

Language
Sending Time (GMT / Kabul time)

Suggest a Story

Pajhwok is interested in your story suggestions. Please tell us your thoughts by clicking here.

Logar school serving as a voter registration site blown up

Security & Crime

ارشيف

Logar school serving as a voter registration site blown up

By
On
May 07, 2018 - 13:21

PUL-I-ALAM (Pajhwok): The Talibaninfo-icon insurgents have blown up a school serving as a voter registration site in central Logar province, police said on Monday.

Shahpur Ahmadzai, police spokesman, told Pajhwok Afghan News the school in a refugees’ town in the provincial capital was destroyed early in the morning.

No one has been detained so far in connection with the attack, according to the spokesman, who said a search had been mounted for the assailants.

Department of Educationinfo-icon spokesman Mohammad Shahpur Arab confirmed the school bombing. “As many as 1,100 students were enrolled in the school that also served as a voter registration centre.

“Fortunately, the explosion occurred early in the morning and no one was harmed,” Arab said, adding the school had been closed for students and teachers.

Resident Jamil confirmed the incident, saying the security forces had ringed the school. He said students had not come to school, whose boundary wall has been damaged and windowpanes shattered.

A day earlier, a mosqueinfo-icon chosen as a voter registration site in southeastern Khost province came under bomb attack, which killed 17 people and wounded dozens.

mud

Related Article

Add new comment

Advertisement

Advertisement

Twitter Update