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    Truck Hits Girls School in Pakistani Kashmir Killing Five, Wounding 30

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    A truck knocked down a group of children and rammed the school building in the Pakistani-administered part of Kashmir killing five people, according to media reports.

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) — A truck hit girls school in the Pakistani-administered part of Kashmir on Friday leaving at least five people dead and another 30 wounded, media reported.

    According to Xinhua news agency, the incident occurred in Bagh District when the truck driver lost control, knocked down a group of children and rammed the school building.

    Police said the driver fled the scene, but was later found and arrested.


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