16 killed in attack on bus in Hangu

Sixteen people were killed and four were injured in an attack on a passenger bus in the Chakarhel area of Hangu on Saturday.


Express July 17, 2010

HANGU: Sixteen people were killed and four were injured in an attack on a passenger bus in the Chakarhel area of Hangu on Saturday.

Sources said the bus was heading to Kurram Agency when it was ambushed by the militants. Most of the people on board were killed as the militants sprayed the bus with bullets.

The injured have been shifted to local hospitals of Hangu, while security forces have cordoned off the area and a search operation is underway to track down the attackers.

COMMENTS (3)

Riaz Hussain | 11 years ago | Reply Asad Munir in his article on Kurram Sectarian strife,published few days back in Tribune, had recommended certain measures.I think one of those was securing this very same area.
Anum Jaffry | 11 years ago | Reply When will this killing of innocent Shia people end? It's been years and years of ruthless activities in Hangu,D.I.Khan and Parachinar but the government has been failed to come up with any action against it.
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