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Girls Return To School In Pakistan's Swat Valley


A girls school is reopend after several days of curfew in Swat Valley.

A girls school is reopend after several days of curfew in Swat Valley.

KABUL -- Female students have been allowed back into schools in Pakistan's western Swat Valley, the result of the February 16 peace agreement between the country's authorities and pro-Taliban leader Maulana Sufi Mohammad.

A spokesman for Mohammad told RFE/RL’s Radio Free Afghanistan that the ban allows only female students wearing burqas -- a special veil that covers the face and the entire body -- to attend classes.

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