Unidentified militants destroyed the mosque of Mufti Munir Shakir in Malik Din Khel Nala area of Bara in Khyber Agency on Saturday. Political administration official Javaid Afridi said unidentified militants entered the mosque in Rahmat Gul Kallay at around 4:00am, planted bombs in the structure and detonated the explosives. He added the mosque was completely destroyed in the explosion. “After the expulsion of Mufti Munir Shakir (from the area), no one comes to the mosque,” the official claimed.
Published in The Express Tribune, January 6th, 2013.