Over 50 killed‚ 11 injured in Tirah valley clashes

Three people injured as Khasadar force opens fire on a vehicle that failed to follow directions to stop.

Web Desk January 25, 2013
Two religious groups clashed in Tirah Valley on Friday.

Over 50 people were killed and 11 were injured in clashes between rival groups in Tirah Valley of Khyber Agency on Friday, Radio Pakistan reported.

According to sources‚ clashes took place in Haider Kandao and Kala Och areas of the valley.

The fighting, which started on Thursday, continued through Friday. Both sides are using heavy weapons against the other.

An ISPR statement though said that militants had attacked local tribesmen and that the fight was continuing.

Meanwhile‚ three people were injured when the Khasadar Force opened fire on a suspicious vehicle at Jabba in Bara Tehsil.

The security forces had signaled the vehicle. But when the vehicle did not stop, it was fired upon.

All the three injured in the incident belonged to the Zakha Khel tribe.


aalum husaain | 8 years ago | Reply

I believe 50 windows and 400 orphans as a result of thia. who will marry them and take care of their children.

Alam afridi | 8 years ago | Reply This is not a Jock.all comments are strts from a wow.why because the blood of a tribAlperson is as cheep as somebody comments.a big shame for ....
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