File photo: Taliban blamed for setting the girls school on fire in Kabul – August 20, 2019

Taliban militants set a girl school on fire in the northern Takhar province, an official said.

Nasrat Rahimi a spokesperson to the Ministry of Interior has confirmed that the Taliban insurgents have set a girl school on fire in the Bodala village of Taluqan city, the capital of Takhar province.

According to the reports, the incident has taken place at 11:00 o’clock in the morning.

The MOI spokesperson, Nasrat Rahimi accuses the Taliban of setting the school on fire.

The Taliban have not yet commented on this.


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