Wednesday, November 08, 2006

Chickens, not children, at "ghost school"

Yahoo! News

Pakistani authorities found chickens, not children, when they went to inspect a state-run primary school after a tip-off the establishment was being used to produce poultry.
One good thing is that the chickens were not being taught Jihad.
So-called ghost schools -- where people pocket government funds for education but use the schools for their own purposes -- are a common problem in Pakistan. "Chickens, television sets, video recorders, playing cards and breeding cages were found in what were supposed to be classrooms but no students," Kanwar Naved, the mayor of the city of Hyderabad told Reuters Wednesday.

Blue Crab blogged Now, they say they are going to go after the owner of the school, but we think they are missing the obvious here. This is yet another manifestation of the animal uprising. The chickens ate the students and staff. Remember, you heard it here first.

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