KHAR: The victims – all women – were attacked while returning home on foot from the school in Khar, the main town in Bajaur tribal district, officials said. Five to six militants who were hiding their faces were ambushed.
A teacher died instantly,” said Adalat Khan, an official of the administration of AFP, adding that his two companions injured were transported to the hospital. Two intelligence officials also confirmed the incident.
Bajaur was once a stronghold of the Taliban are against girls education and have destroyed hundreds of schools in northwest Pakistan in recent years.
first Pakistani military operations launched in Bajaur in August 2008 and several times said to have eliminated the militant threat. northwestern tribal belt of the country is a bastion of radical groups and extremists who fled Afghanistan after US-led invasion toppled the Taliban regime in late 2001.