Unknown Militants Torched Girl’s School in Farah

January 19, 2019

Kabul- Provincial officials said unknown militants have torched a girls’ school on Sunday night in the center of Farah province.

Mohammad Sadiq Halimi, deputy head of the department of education in Farah said that nearly 1,000 girls were enrolled in the school.

According to Halimi, so far the perpetrators have been not identified.

“Unfortunately, the Shaid Banafsha girl’s school which is located in the center of Farah province was torched last night and parts of the school was damaged but so far we don’t know who are responsible for this action,” Halimi said.

Farah is an insecure province in the west of the country and in recent months the province witnesses an increase in security forces operations.

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