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Pakistani Taliban claim responsibility for suicide bombing on school in northwest Pakistan

Pakistani Taliban claim responsibility for suicide bombing on school in northwest Pakistan

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Barely 24 hours after the suicide attack by a Pakistani jihadist group on a village in northwest Pakistan killed dozens, a second suicide bomber killed four men heading to hospital, including a police officer, officials said.

At least nine people were killed and 14 wounded in the incident in Dandor, in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, on Saturday when a Pakistani Taliban bomber blew himself up outside a school, said Zeb-ur Rehman, provincial interior ministry spokesman.

The blast took place around 1am when police constable Mohammad Asadullah was heading to hospital in the small town, where he is a police officer, said a provincial official who did not want to be identified.

Bodies littered the school’s area after the blast, witnesses said.

In a separate incident, a senior police officer was injured with a hand grenade blast on the outskirts of Peshawar when his vehicle blew up in protest against the attack on the school, said a witness.

A group has claimed responsibility for the attack on Dandor, located in a remote valley where the Taliban and other militant groups are active, which killed 40 people and wounded another 51.

But there was no claim of responsibility by the Taliban in Saturday’s attack, which sent shockwaves through the country.

The attack comes after hundreds of people were killed in attacks on schools, mosques and a hospital in recent months.

The explosion in the remote village of Dandor, located in the northwest of Pakistan on the border with Afghanistan, was the third major attack on Pakistani school children and their teachers in one week.

In the first attack on a school in the Dandor area, a 13-year-old girl was killed and three children and two teachers were wounded in a suicide bombing on Monday.

The second attack took place on Wednesday, when a suicide bomber killed 10 children and a teacher in the school.

And on Thursday, a Taliban suicide bomber was killed after he blew himself up outside a military school in the remote valley of Bannu, located on the Afghan-Pakistan border.

The blast has been described as an inside job. On Wednesday, a suicide bomber tried to enter a school but was stopped by the staff. Later that day

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