Provincial chief minister Amir Haider Khan Hoti also said Monday the government would do its best to install religious judges by mid-March as demanded by a hardline cleric mediating controversial peace talks with the Taliban.
Taliban fighters in Swat have destroyed scores of girls’ schools in fighting that stretches back more than a year.
Meanwhile, police say a suicide bomber attacked a girls’ religious school in southwest Pakistan Monday while a local Islamist party leader was visiting
Four people were killed and seven hurt, although his party officials say Maulana Khan Muhammad Sherani escaped unharmed.
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