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Pakistan students pray for victims of airstrike in Kunduz

AP  |  Islamabad 

Students from Pakistan's religious seminaries have held a commemoration rally to pray for victims of an earlier this month in neighboring

About 400 students gathered for the demonstration in today.

They said they decided to hold the prayer service after seeing reports that madrassa students were among those killed in the April 2 strike.

Afghan officials say they targeted a training camp in the district in northern province. At least five civilians and 30 insurgents were reported killed.

The claimed the strike hit a madrassa, or a religious school, during a graduation ceremony, killing dozens of civilians.

The students at the gathering said they had no direct knowledge of the strike and only learned about it from

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First Published: Wed, April 11 2018. 21:00 IST
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