Check post attack: Khasadar shot in Khyber Agency

Murad Khatiakhel was manning the check post when the gunmen approached and opened fire.


Our Correspondent June 04, 2014

JAMRUD: A khasadar official was shot and injured by unidentified gunmen while he was on duty at Takhta Baig check post in Pupmona, Khyber Agency on Thursday. A political administration official said Murad Khatiakhel was manning the check post when the gunmen approached and opened fire, leaving him severely injured. Murad was shifted to a hospital in Peshawar where he was said to be in critical condition. The official said khasadars rushed to the spot after the incident, cordoned off the area and launched a search operation, but no one had been arrested till the report was filed.

Published in The Express Tribune, May 30th, 2014.

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