Pakistan: Terrorists bomb girls’ school in South Waziristan, no casualties reported

Pakistan: Terrorists bomb girls’ school in South Waziristan, no casualties reported

In a recent wave of terrorism, a girls' school in Wana tehsil, South Waziristan, Pakistan, has been bombed. This marks a continuation of attacks on girls' schools in KP districts since mid-2021.


Terrorists targeted a girls' school in the Wana tehsil of South Waziristan amidst the ongoing wave of terrorism in Pakistan.

The north-western region of the country has been plagued by terror attacks since mid-2021, with several girls' schools in KP districts being targeted.

The Sofia Noor School, established with support from the Wana Welfare Association to educate girls in the remote and underdeveloped district, fell victim to the bombing just weeks after its inception.

According to reports, the attack follows closely on the heels of the destruction of another school in the southern districts merely eight days prior.

On May 9, the Islamia Girls School in Sheva town, North Waziristan, was also bombed, fortunately resulting in no casualties.

The bombing of the school has instilled fear among the province's residents, who have been witnessing frequent attacks on educational institutions for years.

Reports indicate that construction was ongoing in some sections of the Sofia Noor School when the blast occurred around 3 am, causing damage to a portion of the building.

Although no casualties were reported, there have been claims on social media suggesting that the school's administration received extortion letters. 

However, locals have vehemently denied these allegations.

Edited By: Avantika
Published On: May 19, 2024