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Girls school torched in Kabul

A school was set on fire by Taliban militants in Shakar Dara district in Kabul Province early on Tuesday, the Ministry of Interior said in a statement.

The incident took place at Boyazar Girls High School in Nasiri village in Shakar Dara district, the Interior Ministry’s spokesman Nusrat Rahimi said.

Nasrat Rahimi, the ministry spokesman said that armed Taliban torched “Boya Zar” a girl’s school in late Monday night around 01:30 am in Nasiri village off Shakar Dara district.

Local officials said that hundreds of girls were receiving education at the school.

Taliban in a statement rejected involvement in the incident.