MATTA: Two men were killed and one other was injured in separate incidents in Matta tehsil of Swat on Thursday. According to the police, unidentified gunmen opened fire and severely injured two security personnel in plain clothes in Nazarabad village. The injured men were rushed to Headquarters 17 Division for medical attention but one of them could not survive. Security forces then cordoned off the area and started searching for the culprits. In a separate incident, Rafiullah, a resident of Sambat Matta, was shot dead by unidentified men. The deceased was a guard for a vocational training centre. An FIR was registered against unidentified assailants.
Published in The Express Tribune, August 15th,2014.