Taliban Kill Four Pakistani Schoolchildren


Taliban militants on Tuesday shot dead four schoolchildren and wounded six others in a remote tribal town in northwest Pakistan, officials and residents said. The students were going to school in Atmankhel town of Orakzai district when the militants opened fire, killing four boys and wounding six others, local administration official Asmatullah Khan told AFP. “It is an attack against students of Islam,” he said. “The attackers were Taliban.” Residents said the dead students were all younger than 16, but were not able to give the exact ages of the victims.

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