ORAKZAI: The lone girls’ college in Orakzai tribal region was blown up on Thursday, sources said.
Six rooms and a computer lab were destroyed when the explosive device planted by militants in the Government Degree College for Women (GDCW) in Alamkhan Kali, Merazai area, went off with a big bang, the sources said.
No one was present at the institution when the blast occurred.
Over 150 girls are enrolled in the GDCW, which is the only state-run college for girls in Orakzai agency.
Suspected militants have blown up or torched over 70 educational institutions in tribal areas and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa over past years, affecting education of some 18,000 students.