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A liberal religious scholar and professor of Islamic Studies at the University of Karachi was shot dead today by unknown assailants.

Gunmen stormed a higher education college in northern Nigeria on Wednesday, firing on fleeing students and setting off an explosion in an attack that killed at least 15 people and wounded 35, police said.

The morning roll call will be a particularly morbid affair on the first day of school in Gaza this Sunday. Hundreds of students, killed in the recent fighting, will be forever marked absent.

45 People, Including 17 Children, Killed in 3 Attacks

Three Israeli attacks that damaged Gaza schools housing displaced people caused numerous civilian casualties in violation of the laws of war, Human Rights Watch said today.

A dilapidated government school in Bihar has been attacked by Naxals each time security forces used the school as a camp during elections.

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