Targeted: Son, 3 nephews of former peace committee leader killed

Army arrests nine in search operation following incident.

Mureeb Mohmand August 18, 2012

MOHMAND AGENCY: Four family members of former Tarakzai peace committee leader Haji Salam were killed when unidentified gunmen opened fire on them in the Michni area of districk Ekkaghund.

An official told The Express Tribune that the family had received a call the previous night upon which a son and three nephews of the former leader, armed, went to a house in Gul Tabar. There, unidentified men sitting in waiting opened fire on them, injuring them severely.

The men succumbed to their injuries and when locals reached the spot in the morning, they were all dead.

Following this, the politicial administration of Kasadar, along with the army, initiated a search operation and arrest nine suspects.

The reason for the target killing is yet to be ascertained.


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