LANDI KOTAL- According to the officials of local administration, educational institutions have been closed for indefinite period in tribal areas.

Officials said concerned authorities have issued a notification to educational institutions of Bajaur Agency, Kurrum Agency, Mohmand Agency and Khyber Agency to shut down their schools and colleges for indefinite time due to ongoing military operation in North Waziristan.

The decision has been taken to avoid any untoward incident due to ongoing military operation in North Waziristan.

It has been decided to close public and private educational institutions in tribal agencies, an official from Bajaur Agency said following the intelligence report. According to the report, terrorists may target public places, bus stops, cities, schools and colleges.

The educational institutions in North and South Waziristan have already been closed due to the ongoing operation over there.