DERA ISMAIL KHAN: Bodies of two scrap dealers have been found in the Wacha Khura Area sub-division, Wana, South Waziristan, Sunday night. The men were involved in cross-border scrap trade. Khalilur Rehman and Rasul Muhammad, residents of Angor Adda (Birmal) were on their way to Wana, South Waziristan, from Afghanistan, when unknown assailants attacked and killed them. In the morning, locals found their dead bodies near their scrap-filled truck. The bodies were riddled with bullet according to locals. They were handed over to relatives and taken to Angor Adda to be buried. Scrap shops in Wana receive a large supply from Afghanistan, which is then sold to other areas of Pakistan. Till the filing of this report, the cause of their murder was not known.
Published in The Express Tribune, August 6th, 2012.