Unidentified men kill 5 militants in Kurram

Published: November 7, 2010

Last week, Former Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan’s (TTP) commander Baitullah Mehsud’s brother Yaqoob Khan was reportedly shot dead. PHOTO: EPA

KURRAM AGENCY: Five militants, including a militant commander have been killed in the Chinarak area of Central Kurram Agency on Sunday.

The militants including militant commander Hikmat Shah were on their way to Orakzai Agency.They were killed in an ambush by unidentified armed men. The men opened fire on the militants’ vehicle, killing them on the spot.

Last week, Former Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan’s (TTP) commander Baitullah Mehsud’s brother Yaqoob Khan was reportedly shot dead by unidentified men in Mir Ali, North Waziristan.

Local sources said Khan’s body was recovered from a nearby field, but it is yet to be determined who is responsible for his death.

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