AFP is reporting the following deaths:
- 12 schoolgirls were trampled to death in the northern Afghan province of Taluqan city. “The students rushed to escape the school building, triggering a stampede. Twelve students, all minors, were killed and 35 others were injured.” Takhar education department chief Enayat Naweed told AFP.
- Six people were killed in Afghanistan’s Nangarhar province, with 69 others injured, Najeeb Kamawal, head of the local public hospital told AFP.
- 28 people were killed in Pakistan’s northern tribal areas, 20 in the northwest, three in Gilgit-Baltistan and one in Pakistani Kashmir, various officials told AFP. Eight children were known to be among the dead in Pakistan.
While BBC reports that: