TIRAH: A tribesman was killed allegedly by members of banned outfit Lashkar-e-Islam (LI) in Tirah valley of Khyber Agency on Friday. Independent sources said Naik Muhammad, a resident of Bara, was earlier associated with LI but later left the outfit and disappeared from the area. They said when Muhammad was found again by LI militants, they caught him and shifted him to an undisclosed location. A source said Muhammad was subsequently shot and killed in Tirah after the outfit while cross-questioning him ascertained that he had been spying on them.
Published in The Express Tribune, August 23rd, 2014.