Peshawar, Sep. 8 (ANI): At least four children were killed and three others injured in a militant attack in Orakzai Agency on Tuesday morning.
Sources said militants opened indiscriminate fire at school going kids in Kalaya, capital of Orakzai, killing four children on the spot while injuring many others.
Eye witnesses said extremists sprayed bullets with automatic weapons.
According to sources, the students were apparently attacked because they belonged to the Shia community.
'They opened fire on the students and we have reports of four deaths,' said an official Khaista Gul.
Two tribesmen belonging to Taliban faction of Aslam Farouqui and one from the rival side were also injured in the crossfire, The Dawn reports.
Farouqi is believed to be a close aide of the Taliban chief Mullah Omar. (ANI)