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Photo of female Islamic boarding school students carrying airsoft guns goes viral

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Jakarta, IO – A photo of six female students carrying air soft guns and wearing bulletproof vests in an Islamic boarding school in Magetan regency, East Java, during a school orientation program has gone viral on social media.

Magetan Police chief Muhammad Ridwan said the photo was taken at Baitul Quran Islamic boarding school, per detikJatim, Monday (31/7).

The activity to introduce the school to the new students took place from July 10-15 July and involved one of the event organizers.

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When it first circulated, the photo shocked Indonesian social media wary of radicalization. The police said they have conducted an investigation. It was learned that the students were from grades 7 and 10. (rr)

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