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Pakistan: 100 schoolchildren taken hostage
October 29, 2008 13:49 IST
Over 100 children were on Wednesday taken hostage by militants in Pakistan's troubled northwest tribal region bordering Afghanistan.
A group of 10-12 militants entered a state-run school in Darwaz Gai area of Mohmand tribal agency after a gun battle with security forces and took over the premises.
Some 100 children were inside the school, TV channels reported.
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