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The attack on a school in northwest Pakistan was apparently in retaliation for an earlier attack on another teacher.
At least seven teachers have been killed in a shooting at a school in northwest Pakistan, apparently in retaliation for an earlier attack that killed another teacher, Geo TV reported.
Both incidents occurred on Thursday in the Parachinar area of the Kurram tribal district near the border with Afghanistan, the local television channel said.
It said the motive behind the killings remained unclear, and that the teachers killed in both incidents belong to the country’s Shia Muslim minority.
The tribal district contains a majority Shia population who are often attacked by Sunni armed groups as part of the local Taliban movement.
Local police say they are collecting more information and investigating the incident.
More to follow.