He also appealed those behind it to refrain from targeting educational institutions.
A govt school being set ablaze in the Valley tribuneindia
“For God’s sake, please refrain from such acts because education is the only thing which will help us in becoming good humans,” he said.
So far, unknown arsonists have set ablaze 25 government-run schools comprising of middle, high and higher secondary schools. Of these, seven were reduced to ashes while the rest were damaged partially in the fire. Besides these government schools, two prominent private schools have also been damaged in the fire.
There has been no class work in any school in the valley in the last 113 days of turmoil following the killing of Hizbul Mujahideen militant Burhan Wani.