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Pakistani student kills school head in blasphemy law row

Boy had argued with college principal after missing classes to attend protests

A Pakistani student shot and killed his school principal in a dispute that stemmed from the student missing classes to attend rallies supporting strict blasphemy laws.

Sareer Ahmed, the principal of the private Islamia College in the northern town of Charsadda, had an argument with one of his students for missing a number of classes. The student then shot the principal on campus, police chief Zahoor Afridi told Reuters.

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