Militants dynamite high school in E. Afghanistan
Anti-government militants in the wee hours of Saturday dynamited a high school in east Afghanistan's Khost province, spokesman of educational department said on Saturday, Xinhua reported.
"The incident occurred in Musa Khil district at about 3 a.m. local time (GMT2330). As a result, 20 classrooms in two separate buildings were completely destroyed," Syed Musa Majroh told Xinhua.
He also added that over 1,200 students had been studying in this high school.
No information about the school or report on casualties is available now.
After Taliban regime which has been toppled by a U.S.-led invasion in late 2001, the militants have often launched attacks on schools in southern and eastern regions of the war-plagued central Asian country.