A police constable on Tuesday opened fire on a school van in Swat District, killing at least one student and injuring six others.

The deceased was identified as seven-year-old Aisha.

The suspect named Alam Khan was arrested on the spot with an FIR registering against him immediately. Alam Khan was posted on security duty of the school since the past three months. The suspect has admitted his crime in front of a court.



The residents of the area staged a protest against the incident on Wednesday.

Journalist Iftikhar Firdous has tweeted that after the tragic incident, the Home and Tribal Affairs Department of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has ordered that psychological reviews of security guards be conducted every six months.