Taliban militants blew up a girls school in the Khyber district on Monday, officials said The pre-dawn school attack took place in Saddokhel town in northwest Khyber tribal district, where militants detonated explosives planted around the building, destroying all five school rooms but causing no injuries. 'They are Taliban. They are the same people who do not want children to get an education, senior administration official Rahim Gul Khattak told AFP. Militants opposed to co-education have destroyed hundreds of schools, mostly for girls, in the northwest of the country in recent years.