Malala Yousafzai condemns attack on schools in Gilgit-Baltistan

Updated:5 months, 2 weeks ago IST

Gilgit-Baltistan (PoK), Aug 04 (ANI): Pakistani activist Malala Yousafzai condemned the attack on 12 girls’ schools in Gilgit-Baltistan which took place on August 2. She tweeted, "The extremists have shown what frightens them most - a girl with a book. We must rebuild these schools immediately, get the students back into their classrooms and show the world that every girl and boy has the right to learn." Local residents and journalists said explosions were heard in GPS Ronay and Girls School Takya, however, police said that they did not receive reports about blasts. A protest has been called by The Diamer Youth Movement in the district headquarters of Chilas, against the targeting of educational institutions in the area.

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