LANDIKOTAL: Miscreants blew up a state-run school for girls late Friday in Khyber Agency.  Sources said militants had planted explosives in a government girls primary school in Sheikh Mankhel area of Landikotal, which exploded, flattening its building. However, no causality was reported. Seventy-two educational institutions, mostly girls schools, have been destroyed by militants in Khyber Agency so far.

The tribesmen avoid sending their children to school due to terror threats.