DERA ISMAIL KHAN: Unidentified men planted a time bomb on the wall of tribal elder Malik Haji Muhamad Hujra’s guest house in Tappai village, some 15 kilometres west of Miramshah in North Waziristan. The explosion killed two members of his family, who were present in the house at the time of the blast. An official confirmed the incident and casualties. Haji Muhamad, a pro-government tribal elder belonging to Dawar Tribe, was unhurt. The village is inhabited by the Dawar tribe, located on the main road linking Mir Ali and Miramshah.
Published in The Express Tribune, March 11th, 2012.