Khyber agency: One killed, two injured in shoot-out at Landikotal

The injured were rushed to the agency’s headquarters hospital where doctors proclaimed their lives to be out of danger


Our Correspondent August 08, 2013

LANDI KOTAL: One person was killed and two others were injured when two groups opened fire at each other in Perokhel area of Landikotal, Khyber Agency around midnight on Wednesday.

A political administration official said family members of Hakim Khan and Amal Khan exchanged hot words over a petty issue which led to a scuffle. Following this, they drew their guns and opened fire at each other. Farman, 25, died on the spot as a result, while two pedestrians Asmatullah and Hamidullah were injured. The injured were rushed to the agency’s headquarters hospital where doctors proclaimed their lives to be out of danger.

Published in The Express Tribune, August 9th, 2013.

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