March 21, 2018

Unidentified armed men torch girls’ school in Logar

By Zabihullah Moosakhail - Wed Oct 28 2015, 4:11 pm

LogarUnidentified armed men have torched a girls’ school in Pul-i-Alam, capital of Logar province, in the neighborhood of Kabul.

Kabir Haqmal spokesman for the Ministry of Education says the incident took place around 03:00 am on Wednesday.

Haqmal has written in a post on his ‘facebook’ page that two gunmen entered to Haji Guloon Girls’ Secondary School in Haji Guloon village of Pul-i-Alam and set on fire the classrooms and principal’s office.

Some rooms have badly burned along with desks, chairs, school books and other documents.

Local villagers arrived on time and distinguished the fire to prevent further damages to the school, the post states.

Over 500 girls were studying in this school, it would be reconstructed sooner, the post adds.

Today’s attack was second on schools in Pul-i-Alam in less than three months.

Shaheed Ghulam Nabi Samsoor High School was burned by unknown gunmen in August.

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