Pakistan: The media reports suggested, in an incident that took place in Pakistan’s restive Gilgit-Baltistan where twelve school girls burnt down by unidentified men in coordinated attacks, commencing protest and anger amongst the local residents.
Giving further information about the incident, the police went on to say that the schools in Chilas town, about 130-kilometre from Gilgit, were targeted late last night by unidentified men who also damaged school property across Diamer district.
Quoting the police officials, media reports stated: “Explosions were also set off in two schools.”
It further stated, following the attacks, local residents staged a protest at Siddique Akbar Chowk demanding the arrest of culprits and seeking safety for educational institutes which are often targeted by the militants.
According to the district administration, the schools were under-construction, the police have started a search operation in the area to arrest the perpetrators.