Two more shot dead in North Waziristan

It is the 43rd targeted attack in North Waziristan this year


Nasrminallah September 05, 2021
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MIRANSHAH:

Yet two more people were shot dead outside their residence in what appears to be yet another targeted attack in Mir Ali Tehsil of North Waziristan tribal district on Saturday.

Police told The Express Tribune that in Haider Khel village on the outskirts of the Mir Ali Tehsil, unidentified people opened firing at two men Dostullah and Munib Khan last night, leaving them seriously wounded. The masked men managed to escape after committing the crime taking full advantage of the darkness.

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The injured were rushed to the Mir Ali hospital but they had breathed their last before reaching there and were pronounced dead on arrival. Police sent the bodies for autopsy and registered an FIR against the unidentified attackers.

It is worth mentioning here that it is the 43rd targeted attack this year in North Waziristan district in which at least 44 people lost their lives and many more were left seriously injured.

Police claimed that since February 2018, around 400 people have been gunned down in similar attacks across the district. Police failed to arrest culprits behind these attacks in a single case, making the matter further mysterious.

On Monday two people were killed in firing incident in Ghulam Khan Tehsil in North Waziristan when unidentified people opened firing at a pickup vehicle.

Published in The Express Tribune, September 5th, 2021.

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